Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31573
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityFellsmere canal below spillway S-157 at north prong of Sebastian Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameSt. Sebastian River-Vero Beach Main Canal Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020303
HUC12 NameNorth Prong of the St. Sebastian River
HUC12 Number030802030304
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
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.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:173
Author:Clark, M.R.
Date:1981
Title:Probable establishment and range expansion of the spotted tilapia, Tilapia mariae Boulenger (Pisces: Cichlidae) in east central Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:44
Issue:3
Pages:168-171
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalIRCZM/ETOH
Museum Cat NumberIRCZM 107:05295
VerifierD. Hensley
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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