Specimen Information

Oreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia sp. × sp.
Oreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia sp. × sp.
(hybrid tilapia)
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID31646
GenusOreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia
Speciessp. × sp.
Common Namehybrid tilapia
Localityborrow pits, where HWY 78 crosses the lake bottom at the Old Sportsman Lodge location. within close proximity to Lake Okeechobee, approx. 3 or 4 miles south of Lakeport Grocery on the left side of HWY 78
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWestern Okeechobee Inflow
HUC8 Number03090103
Collection Day11
Collection Month3
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:504
Author:Fox, Miller, McCall, and Brown.
Title:Lake Okeechobee-Kissimmee River Project 1985-86. Lake Okeechobee Fishery Investigations.
Publisher:Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission.
CommentsSee record #937 for specimens collected by project personnel.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalOkeechobee Fish. Office
VerifierOkeechobee Fisheries Office
Number Collected1


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