Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID587105
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountySunflower
Locality[No locality description provided by MARIS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number8030207
HUC10 NameIndian Bayou-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020710
HUC12 NameIndian Bayou-Indian Bayou
HUC12 Number080302071001
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year2004
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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