Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID587101
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountyJackson
Locality[No locality description provided by MARIS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameBack Bay of Biloxi-Biloxi Bay
HUC10 Number0317000906
HUC12 NameDavis Bayou-Biloxi Bay
HUC12 Number031700090606
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month11
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
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:20877
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2011
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
CommentsRecord from Mississippi Museum of Natural Science via BISON
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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