Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID586963
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyHardee
Locality[No locality description provided by MARIS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NamePayne Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010104
HUC12 NameThompson Branch
HUC12 Number031001010405
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month11
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26408
Author:Loftus, A.
Date:2011
Title:Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26402
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Date:2000
Title:Florida Freshwater Fisheries Database via MARIS
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
CommentsRecord from Florida Freshwater Fisheries Database via BISON
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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