Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID775076
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityRoadside ditch along SW 127th Ave.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameMowery Canal
HUC12 Number030902061605
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month11
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27192
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2014
Title:Fish slam collection data from 2014 south Florida (sampling in canals in south Miami-Dade county)
Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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