Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus × hornorum
Oreochromis mossambicus × hornorum
(hybrid tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic Hybrid

Specimen ID31649
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus × hornorum
Common Namehybrid tilapia
StateFL
CountyGlades
Localityborrow pits, where HWY 78 crosses the lake bottom at the Old Sportsman Lodge ON STATE LAND WITHIN THE FLOODPLAIN OF FISHEATING CREEK, WHICH IS ADJACENT TO THE POINT WHERE THE CREEK FLOWS INTO LAKE OKEECHOBEE
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWestern Okeechobee Inflow
HUC8 Number03090103
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:504
Author:Fox, Miller, McCall, and Brown.
Date:1986
Title:Lake Okeechobee-Kissimmee River Project 1985-86. Lake Okeechobee Fishery Investigations.
Publisher:Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission.
Commentseradicated with 5 ppm rotenone. Specimens were transported live to the GFC exotic lab at FAU in Boca Raton. There the specimens were flash frozen and sent to Leetown for electrophoretic identification. First record of hybrids in system.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposal"frozen/ USFWS Leetown, WV"
VerifierTENTATIVE ID by GFC and FAU = T. mossambica X T. h
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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