Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36894
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNC
Localityupper French Broad drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper French Broad
HUC8 Number6010105
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:162
Author:Menhinick, E.F.
Date:1991
Title:The freshwater fishes of North Carolina.
Publisher:North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
Pages:227 pp
Commentsused for algae control but cannot survive winters
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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