Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID40230
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateOK
LocalityArkansas River near Tulsa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePolecat-Snake
HUC8 Number11110101
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1742
Author:Pigg, J., R. Gibbs, and J. Stahl
Date:1992
Title:Distribution records for three new introduced species of the ichthyofauna of Oklahoma waters.
Journal:Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science
Volume:72
Pages:1-2
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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