Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31974
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateGA
CountySeminole
LocalityChattahoochee River (Lake Seminole) at Saunder's Slough
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130004
HUC10 NameChattahoochee River-Lake Seminole
HUC10 Number0313000408
HUC12 NameWest Lake Seminole
HUC12 Number031300040806
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentscollected by anglers since 1991. originally misidentified as O. aureus. also see records 11529 and 11579; specimen; photos
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalpreserved at FL Mus. Nat. Hist.
Museum Cat NumberUF 98945
VerifierBill Smith-Vaniz - US Geological Sur., Gainesville
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size260 mm; 470 g
Number Preserved1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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