Specimen Information

Oreochromis urolepis hornorum
(Wami Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42371
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesurolepis
Subspecieshornorum
Common NameWami Tilapia
StatePR
CountyMayaguez
LocalityMona Island [midway between Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePuerto Rican Islands
HUC8 Number21010006
HUC10 NameIsla de Mona
HUC10 Number2101000603
HUC12 NameIsla de Mona
HUC12 Number210100060300
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1873
Author:Erdman, D.S.
Date:1984
Title:Exotic fishes in Puerto Rico.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:162-176
CommentsErdman stocked these to make sure they remained pure; rest of stock was being used to hybridize with T. mossambica
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked100


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