Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543289
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityMiller Canal in Golden Gate Estates, from Stewart Boulevard boat ramp N to water control structure, (canal parallels Miller and Everglades Boulevard)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020404
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month1
Collection Year1995
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
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 27413
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved4


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