Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID550351
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 AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NamePine Island Slough-Kissimmee River
HUC10 Number0309010115
HUC12 NameDuck Slough
HUC12 Number030901011504
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
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:25976
Author:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Date:2013
Title:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8099
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 27568
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2019].

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