Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543258
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyClay
LocalityNE shore of Doctors Lake at Orange Park, ca 0.8 mi NW of Rte 45 bridge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080103
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
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 86853
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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