Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43896
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:4
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1991
Title:Electrophoretic identification of feral and domestic Tilapia in Texas.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildl. Dept. Management Data Series
Volume:62
Pages:11 pp
Reference 3
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
Commentswide-spread, especially in power-plant reservoirs and other thermally stable water-bodies
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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