Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543271
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyHidalgo
LocalityU.T. Pan American, Edinburg
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouth Laguna Madre
HUC8 Number12110208
HUC10 Number1211020803
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | released
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: Could not confirm location of canal, point is at the university, extent covers unspecified canals in the area.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalTexas Natural History Collections
Museum Cat NumberTNHC 25049
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2021].

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