Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32391
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateGA
CountyGlynn
LocalityPond at Musgrove Plantation, St. Simons Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month1
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statuslocally established
CommentsDied during the winter of 1989.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected26
Sizeave 394 mm; 1271 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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