Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31833
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBrevard
Localityadjacent to a fish farm north of Vero Beach (Micco)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameSt. Sebastian River-Vero Beach Main Canal Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020303
HUC12 NameNorth Prong of the St. Sebastian River
HUC12 Number030802030304
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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