Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID558138
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMuddy River, between junction of north and south forks and Warm Springs Road.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18549
Author:Scoppettone, G.G., J.A. Salgado, and M.B. Nielsen
Date:2005
Title:Blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) predation on fishes in the Muddy River system, Clark County, Nevada.
Journal:Western North American Naturalist
Volume:65
Issue:3
Pages:410-414
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected35


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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