Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36858
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateNC
CountyBeaufort
LocalityBeaufort County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePamlico
HUC8 Number03020104
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
CommentsNative to northeast Africa, and the Jordan River system in the Middle East. Introduced for aquatic vegetation and mosquito control.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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