Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543291
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHighlands
LocalityKissimmee River canal main channel, 1.0 mile reach up and downstream of Kissimmee Road boat launch, SE border of Avon Park Air Force Range, (Management Unit Section 10/10A)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
Map
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Collection Day19
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 27568
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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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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