Specimen Information

Sarotherodon melanotheron
Sarotherodon melanotheron
(Blackchin Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31763
GroupFishes
GenusSarotherodon
Speciesmelanotheron
Common NameBlackchin Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalitySykes Creek (~1.6 km N of the Rt. 520 bridge)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:462
Author:Dial, R.S., and S.C. Wainright
Date:1983
Title:New distributional records for non-native fishes in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:46
Issue:1
Pages:8-15
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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