Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543207
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityRuskin: small ditch west of 4th Street NW at intersection with 15th Avenue NW located next to fish farm
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Manatee
HUC8 Number03100203
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month2
Collection Year1982
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 146839
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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