Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43246
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyVal Verde
LocalityAmistad Reservoir drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameAmistad Reservoir
HUC8 Number13040212
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:6
Author:Muoneke, M.I.
Date:1988
Title:Tilapia in Texas waters. Inland Fisheries Data Series No. 9.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division, Austin, TX.
Pages:44 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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