Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32454
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateGA
CountyGlynn
Localitygolf course ponds on Sea Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
HUC10 NameAltamaha River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307010605
HUC12 NameAltamaha Sound-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030701060504
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14798
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:399 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:393
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1986
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in North America.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:675-698
Commentsmay have become established, but died out by 1980
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/18/2019].

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