Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543189
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityEast side of Lake Seminole, just north of County Route 694 between US Highway 19 and County Route 1 in Pinellas Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month2
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25794
Author:Anonymous
Date:2013
Title:Museum collection records of blue tilapia Oreochromis aureus from sites in the United States. Derived from a search on FishNET on 2013 March 14.
Publisher:Anonymous
CommentsOriginal source comments: None
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 112978
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved2


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