Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID616737
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateTN
CountySumner
LocalityCumberland River, downstream of Gallatin Fossil Plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cumberland-Old Hickory Lake
HUC8 Number05130201
HUC10 NameCumberland River
HUC10 Number0513020106
HUC12 NameCumberland River-Bulls Creek
HUC12 Number051302010604
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month11
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
CommentsThree specimens collected in three different bottom substrates (rock, grass, and woody debris). Possible hybrid with O. aureus.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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