Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID550345
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateTX
CountyGalveston
LocalitySan Jacinto River; San Jacinto River, Kingwood, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020402
HUC12 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040200
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25985
Author:Royal Ontario Museum
Date:2014
Title:Royal Ontario Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://www.gbif.org/dataset/4e5552d1-5eaf-40a3-b48b-01f92da22f17
Publisher:Royal Ontario Museum
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalRoyal Ontario Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberROM 87636
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2020].

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