Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31746
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Localitymanaged pits at Pleasant Grove Research Station, near Tampa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:164
Author:Williams, J.D., D. Jennings, and D. Haney.
Date:1992
Title:Exotics in the Indian River Lagoon system.
Journal:manuscript
Reference 2
Ref. Number:174
Author:Buntz, J., and C.S. Manooch.
Date:1969
Title:A brief summary of the cichlids in the south Florida region.
Publisher:Unpubl rept for the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:175
Author:Zale, A.V.
Date:1984
Title:Applied aspects of the thermal biology, ecology, and life history of the blue tilapia, Tilapia aurea (Pisces: Cichlidae).
Publisher:Doctoral Dissertation, Univ of Florida, Gainesville.
Commentstested for potential hydrilla control
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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