Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543193
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityCanal on north side of Interstate 75 between mile markers 87.8 and 88.8, about 20 miles west of Naples
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020403
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month1
Collection Year1995
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 119538
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved13


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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