Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID44263
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
LocalityColorado drainage (parts)
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameTexas-Gulf Region
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:95
Author:Hubbs, C., R.J. Edwards, and G.P. Garrett
Date:1991
Title:An annotated checklist of freshwater fishes of Texas, with keys to identification of species.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science, Supplement
Volume:43
Issue:4
Pages:1-56
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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