Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32427
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateGA
CountySeminole
LocalityLake Seminole, Chattahoochee River arm
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 Day30
Collection Month4
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsTwo captured; observed several schools of 300 or more. Originally misidentified as O. aureus. Bill Smith-Vaniz revised id based on niloticus reported 9/93 caught in 1991.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaleuthenized
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Class5


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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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