Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36852
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateNC
CountyPerson
LocalityHyco Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Dan
HUC8 Number03010104
HUC10 NameHyco Lake
HUC10 Number0301010405
HUC12 NameLower South Hyco Creek
HUC12 Number030101040505
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsO. aureus also found, but mostly zilli. Zilli move to effluent during winter. Survived for years. None stocked additionally.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2020].

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