Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543235
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHendry
LocalityCaloosahatchee River drainage: unnamed tributary at FL Highway 78, ~ 3 mi W of LaBelle at River Road intersection (TJN 11-14)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaloosahatchee
HUC8 Number03090205
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month11
Collection Year2011
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
DisposalYale Peabody Museum
Museum Cat NumberYPM 25253
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved2


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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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