Specimen Information

Tilapia zillii
Tilapia zillii
(Redbelly Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID37272
GroupFishes
GenusTilapia
Specieszillii
Common NameRedbelly Tilapia
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalitySutton Lake, adjacent to the Cape Fear River near Wilmington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000505
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050501
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statuscollected
Commentspopulation has not become self-sustaining due to temperature fluctuations and largemouth bass predation. Stocked 1981-1983. Stocked to control rooted aquatic macrophytes.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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