Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31633
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityEckerd College campus pond that surrounds chapel (very tip of peninsula, next to route 19)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameAlligator Creek-Salt Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020606
HUC12 NameLake Maggiore
HUC12 Number031002060604
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
CommentsPond was built in 1964, sampled every year since then. First record 8/1976.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierD. Reid
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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