Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543273
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyVal Verde
LocalityDevils River at Hudspeth Springs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Devils
HUC8 Number13040302
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month11
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: Confirmed with "Springs Of Texas" by Brune.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalTexas Natural History Collections
Museum Cat NumberTNHC 25153
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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