Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID615259
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityNorth Shore Channel [north side of Chicago]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameNorth Shore Channel
HUC12 Number071200030104
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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