Specimen Information

Oreochromis aureus
Oreochromis aureus
(Blue Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID899596
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesaureus
Common NameBlue Tilapia
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityL-38E Canal, north of G123 control structure
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 2
HUC10 Number0309020206
HUC12 NameSouth Conservation Area 2
HUC12 Number030902020601
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28155
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2015
Title:Fish slam collection data from 2015 in south Florida.
Publisher:US Geolgoical Survey
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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