Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43134
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateTX
CountyHays
LocalitySan Marcos River, headwaters
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100202
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:274
Author:Shapovalov, L., A.J. Cordone, and W.A. Dill
Date:1981
Title:A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:1
Pages:4-38
CommentsHowells believes the mozambique to be hybrids with T. aurea.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierBob Howells, Heart of Hills, GFC, TX.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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