Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543218
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityHomestead Airport
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020616
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year1980
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 163169
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved2


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