Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
41440 DatabaseAnonymous2023Ruskin Fish Slam Data
42848 DatabaseAnonymous2023Ft. Myers Fish Slam data
1929 Web PageBernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.2000Pearl Harbor Legacy Project.
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
14047 ReportColes, S.L., R.C. DeFelice, and L.G. Eldredge.1999Nonindigenous marine species introductions in the harbors of the south and west shores of Oahu, Hawaii.
41442 DatabaseCooperative Invasive Species Management Area2023Southwest Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area invasive fish roundup
470 ReportCourtenay, W.R., Jr.1985Florida Atlantic University Quarterly Reports for 1985 to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, FL.
165 Journal ArticleCourtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema1974Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
690 Conference ProceedingsDevick, W.S.1991Pattern of introductions of aquatic organisms to Hawaii freshwater habitats.
462 Journal ArticleDial, R.S., and S.C. Wainright1983New distributional records for non-native fishes in Florida.
23945 ReportDutka-Gianelli, J., D. Tremain, and R. Paperno.2009Fish assemblages in tidal and non-tidal freshwater tributaries of the Indian River Lagoon. Final report for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Project SWG06-010.
26338 Journal ArticleFaunce, C.H.2000Reproduction of blackchin tilapia, Sarotherodon melanotheron, within an impounded mangrove ecosystem in east-central Florida
23943 Journal ArticleFaunce, C.H., and R. Paperno1999Tilapia-dominated fish assemblages within an impounded mangrove ecosystem in east-central Florida.
29166 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.2016FL FWC Long-term monitoring database
18857 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2009Ichthyology Collection database.
25899 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2013Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
24485 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History.2012Specimen records of blackchin tilapia (Sarotherodon melanotheron) in the UF collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 22 March 2012.
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
1161 Journal ArticleGilmore, R.G., P.A. Hastings, and D.J. Herrema1983Ichthyofaunal additions to the Indian River Lagoon and adjacent waters east-central Florida.
483 OtherIndian River Coastal Zone Museum.1988Indian River Coastal Zone Museum Computerized Catalog.
14009 Journal ArticleJennings, D.P., and J.D. Williams1992Factor influencing the distribution of blackchin tilapia Sarotherodon melanotheron (Osteichthys: Cichlidae) in the Indian River system, Florida.
672 Book ChapterMaciolek, J.A.1984Exotic fishes in Hawaii and other islands of Oceania
41431 Journal ArticleParenti, L.R., D.E. Pitassy, Z. Jaafar, K. Vinnikov, N.E. Redmond, and K.S. Cole2020Fishes collected during the 2017 MarineGEO assessment of Kāne‘ohe Bay, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i.
29915 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fishes of Indian River Lagoon, March-April 2017 (unpublished data).
33259 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2019Fish Slam Data - Vero, Florida, Spring March 26-27, 2019
20915 DatabaseSmithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.2011National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
506 Journal ArticleSnodgrass, J.W.1991Winter kills of Tilapia melanotheron in coastal southeast Florida.
582 Journal ArticleSpringer, V.G., and J.H. Finucane1963The African cichlid, Tilapia heudeloti Dumeril, in the commercial catch of Florida.
28954 Journal ArticleTaylor, D.S., G.R. Poulakis, S.R. Kupschus and C.H. Faunce1998Esturaine reconnection of an impoundment mangrove salt marsh in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: short changes in fish fauna
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
33518 NewsWu, N.2019Tilapia invasion along Napali Coast concerns state officials


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