Specimen Information

Tilapia mariae
Tilapia mariae
(Spotted Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31594
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Speciesmariae
Common NameSpotted Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBroward
Localityalong Alligator Alley (State Road 84) in the Miami Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC10 Number0309020211
HUC12 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC12 Number030902021100
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentssteep canal banks with rocks. Difficult habitat, improper collecting gear, and severe thunderstoms prevented further collection.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalFAU
VerifierCourtenay
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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