Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31572
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
LocalityPeace Corps drainage slough, HBF property, west end of slough [hand plotted educated guess, unable to locate exact slough]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month4
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:483
Author:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum.
Date:1988
Title:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum Computerized Catalog.
Publisher:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalIRCZM/ETOH
Museum Cat NumberIRCZM 107:07561
VerifierR.G. Gilmore
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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