Specimen Information

Oreochromis niloticus
Oreochromis niloticus
(Nile Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID749952
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesniloticus
Common NameNile Tilapia
StateMS
CountySunflower
LocalityBig Sunflower River, Lancaster Bar 3
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NamePorter Bayou-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020705
HUC12 NameGorman Lake
HUC12 Number080302070506
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month10
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe, Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberNLU 82046
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected53
Year ClassYOY
Size30-75 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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