Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID37270
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateNC
CountyRobeson
LocalityWeatherspoon plant at Lumberton, NC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLumber
HUC8 Number03040203
HUC10 NameSaddletree Swamp-Lumber River
HUC10 Number0304020310
HUC12 NameJacob Swamp-Lumber River
HUC12 Number030402031003
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Commentspopulation has not become self-sustaining due to temperature fluctuations. Stocked 1988-1993 annually and in 1997. Stocked to control filamentous algae.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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