Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID550353
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNC
CountyPerson
LocalityHyco Lake Reservoir, lower 100 m portion of Hyco power plant discharge channel and adjacent lake shoreline SW of channel mouth, 8.1 air miles NW of Roxboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Dan
HUC8 Number03010104
HUC10 NameHyco Lake
HUC10 Number0301010405
HUC12 NameLower South Hyco Creek
HUC12 Number030101040505
Map
+
Collection Day5
Collection Month12
Collection Year2007
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: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 47056
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/25/2019].

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