Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36860
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateNC
CountyBuncombe
LocalityLake Julian Reservoir (formerly Skyland Lake), Ashville, NC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper French Broad
HUC8 Number6010105
HUC10 NameCane Creek-French Broad River
HUC10 Number0601010507
HUC12 NameAvery Creek-French Broad River
HUC12 Number060101050704
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
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
Commentsdied out in early 1970s
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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