Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Oreochromis mossambicus listed in key words.

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32503 Report Anonymous. 2006. Guam Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (GCWCS). Department of Agriculture, Government of Guam, Mangilao, Guam.
27676 Journal Article Aravindan, C.M. 1980. Food selection and feeding habits of Tilapia mossambica Peters in different ecological habitats. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy Part B Biological Sciences 46(1):54-57.
26026 Journal Article Ashe, D.E., T.N. Churchill, R.L. Noble, and C.G. Lilyestrom. 1998. Temporal variability in the littoral fish community of a Puerto Rico reservoir. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 52:39-48.
268 Thesis or Dissertation Barrett, P.J. 1983. Systematics of fishes of the genus Tilapia (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the lower Colorado River basin. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
38468 Journal Article Behrends, L.L., J.B. Kingsley, and M.J. Bulls. 1990. Cold tolerance in maternal mouthbrooding tilapias: phenotypic variation among species and hybrids. Aquaculture 85:271-280.
1929 Web Page Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. 2000. Pearl Harbor Legacy Project. Accessed on 05/10/2013.
680 Journal Article Boschung, H.T. 1992. Catalog of freshwater and marine fishes of Alabama. Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History 14:1-266.
27759 Journal Article Bowen, S.H. 1980. Detrital nonprotein amino acids are the key to rapid growth of Tilapia in Lake Valencia, Venezuela. Science 207(4436):1216-1218.
33827 Journal Article Briones, J.C.A., R.D.S. Papa, G.A. Cauyan, N. Mendoza, N. Okuda. 2016. Fish diversity and trophic interactions in Lake Sampaloc (Luzon Is., Philippines). Tropical Ecology 57(3):567-581.
813 Journal Article Brown, C.J.D., and A.C. Fox. 1966. Mosquito fish (Gambusia affinis) in a Montana pond. Copeia 1966(3):614-616.
374 Journal Article Brown, W.H. 1961. First Record of the African Mouthbreeder Tilapia mossambica Peters in Texas. The Texas Journal of Science 13:352-354.
24379 Journal Article Burger, J., K. Cooper, D.J. Gochfeld, J.E. Saliva, C. Safina, D. Lipsky, and M. Gochfeld. 1992. Dominance of Tilapia mossambica, an introduced fish species, in three Puerto Rican estuaries. Estuaries 15(2):239-245.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
14162 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
38806 Journal Article Coates, D. 1987. Consideration of fish introductions into the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management 18(3):231-241.
14047 Report Coles, S.L., R.C. DeFelice, and L.G. Eldredge. 1999. Nonindigenous marine species introductions in the harbors of the south and west shores of Oahu, Hawaii.
14797 Report Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1980. Survey of introduced non-native fishes in Florida: 1978-1979. Phase II Report. Submitted to National Fishery Reserch Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
470 Report Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1985. Florida Atlantic University Quarterly Reports for 1985 to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, FL.
14798 Report Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley. 1980. Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979. Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
467 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., C.R. Robins, R.M. Bailey, and J.E. Deacon. 1987. Records of exotic fishes from Idaho and Wyoming. Great Basin Naturalist 47(4):523-546.
10 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1984. Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States. Pages 41-77 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
393 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1986. Distribution of exotic fishes in North America. Pages 675-698 in Hocutt, C.H., and E.O. Wiley, eds. The zoogeography of North American freshwater fishes. John Wiley and Sons. New York, NY.
459 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams. 1991. Appendix 2: Exotic fishes. Pages 97-107 in Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott, eds. Common names and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. 5th edition. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
165 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema. 1974. Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida. Biological Conservation 6(4):292-302.
27760 Journal Article De Silva, S.S., and H.K.G. Sirisena. 1988. Observations on the nesting habits of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) (Pisces: Cichlidae) in Sri Lankan reservoirs. Journal of Fish Biology 33:689-696.
690 Conference Proceedings Devick, W.S. 1991. Pattern of introductions of aquatic organisms to Hawaii freshwater habitats. Pages 189-213 in W.S. Devick, ed. New directions in research, management and conservations of Hawaiian freshwater stream ecosystems. Proceedings of the 1990 Freshwater Stream Biology and Fisheries Management Symposium. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources. Honolulu, Hawaii.
462 Journal Article Dial, R.S., and S.C. Wainright. 1983. New distributional records for non-native fishes in Florida. Florida Scientist 46(1):8-15.
13013 Journal Article Edwards, R.J. 2001. New additions and persistence of the introduced fishes of the Upper San Antonio River, Bexar County, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 53(1):3-12.
1873 Book Chapter Erdman, D.S. 1984. Exotic fishes in Puerto Rico. Pages 162-176 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
25105 Journal Article Ferrer MontaƱo, O.J., and E.D. Dribble. 2008. Linking environment and angling success at Humacao Natural Reserve lagoon system, Puerto Rico. Ciencia 16(2):156-166.
18857 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2009. Ichthyology Collection database. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
25787 Journal Article Glucksman, J., G. West, and T.M. Berra. 1976. The introduced fishes of Papua New Guinea with special reference to Tilapia mossambica. Biological Conservation 9(1):37-44.
267 Report Grabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman. 1984. Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7. US Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO.
1170 Journal Article Habel, M.L. 1975. Overwintering of the cichlid, Tilapia aurea, produces fourteen tons of harvestable size fish in a south Alabama bass-bluegill public fishing lake. Progressive Fish-Culturist 37(1):31-32.
27064 Journal Article Hauser, W.J., E.F. Legner, R.A. Medved, and S. Platt. 1976. Tilapia - a management tool for biological control of aquatic weeds and insects. Fisheries 1(2):15-16.
510 Journal Article Heyne, T., B. Tribbey, M. Brooks, and J. Smith. 1991. First record of Mozambique tilapia in the San Joaquin Valley, California. California Fish and Game 77(1):53-54.
38728 Journal Article Hocutt, C.H., and R.L. Tilney. 1985. Changes in gill morphology of Oreochromis mossambicus subjected to heat stress. Environmental Biology of Fishes 14(2):107-114.
528 Journal Article Hogg, R.G. 1976. Established exotic cichlid fishes in Dade County, Florida. Florida Scientist 39(2):97-103.
984 Report Hoover, F.G. 1971. Status report on Tilapia mossambica (Peters) in southern California. Department of Fish and Game.
263 Journal Article Hoover, F.G., and J.A. St. Amant. 1970. Establishment of Tilapia mossambica (Peters) in Bard Valley, Imperial County, California. California Fish and Game 56(1):70-71.
4 Report Howells, R.G. 1991. Electrophoretic identification of feral and domestic Tilapia in Texas.
360 Report Howells, R.G. 1992. Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX.
95 Journal Article Hubbs, C., R.J. Edwards, and G.P. Garrett. 1991. An annotated checklist of freshwater fishes of Texas, with keys to identification of species. The Texas Journal of Science, Supplement 43(4):1-56.
369 Journal Article Hubbs, C., T. Luciere, G.P. Garrett, R.J. Edwards, S.M. Dean, and E. Marsh. 1978. Survival and abundance of introduced fishes near San Antonio, Texas. The Texas Journal of Science 30(4):369-376.
38772 Journal Article Hwang, P.P., S.M. Wu. 1988. Salinity effects on cytometrical parameters of the kidney in the euryhaline teleost Oreochromis mossambicus Peters. Journal of Fish Biology 33:89-95.
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27758 Journal Article Le Roux, P.J. 1956. Feeding habits of the yound of four species of tilapia. South African Journal of Science 53(2):33-37.
1197 Book Lee, D.S., S.P. Platania, and G.H. Burgess. 1983. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes - 1983 supplement. North Carolina Biological Survey and the North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, NC.
33695 Conference Proceedings Lintermans, M., T. Raadik, D. Morgan, and P. Jackson. 2006. Overview of the ecology and impact of three alien fish species: Redfin Perch, Mozambique Mouthbrooder (Tilapia), and Oriental Weatherloach in Emerging issues in alien fish management in the Murray Darling Basin.
27747 Journal Article Lobel, P.S. 1980. Invasion by the Mozambique tilapia (Sarotherodon mossambicus; Pisces; Cichlidae) of a Pacific atoll marine ecosystem. Micronesica 16(2):349-355.
16060 Report Loftus, W.F. 2003. Inventory of Fishes in Inland Fresh and Brackish-Water Habitats of Virgin Islands National Park.
463 Journal Article Loftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan. 1987. Freshwater fishes of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 31(4):147-344.
672 Book Chapter Maciolek, J.A. 1984. Exotic fishes in Hawaii and other islands of Oceania. Pages 131-161 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, ecology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
24033 Journal Article MacKenzie, R.A., and G.L. Bruland. 2012. Nekton communities in Hawaiian coastal wetlands: the distribution and abundance of introduced fish species. Estuaries and Coasts 35:212-226.
33802 Book Chapter Marambe, B., P. Silva, S. Ranwala, J. Gunawardena, D. Weerakoon, S. Wijesundara, L. Manawadu, N. Atapattu, and M. Murukulasuriya. 2011. Invasive alien fauna in Sri Lanka: National list, impacts and regulatory framework. Pages 445-450 in Veich, C.R., M.N. Clout, and D.R. Towns, eds. Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland.
38729 Journal Article McAndrew, B.J., K.C. Majumdar. 1989. Growth studies on juvenile tilapia using pure species, hormone-treated and nine interspecific hybrids. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management 20:35-47.
33908 Journal Article McCrary, J.K., B.R. Murphy, J.R. Stauffer Jr., and S.S. Hendrix. 2007. Tilapia (Teleostei: Cichlidae) status in Nicaraguan natural waters. Environmental Biology of Fishes 78(2):107-114.
33906 Journal Article McKaye, K.R., J.D. Ryan, J.R. Stauffer Jr., L.J. Lopez Perez, G.I. Vega, and E.P. van den Berghe. 1995. African Tilapia in Lake Nicaragua. BioScience 45(6):406-411.
162 Book Menhinick, E.F. 1991. The freshwater fishes of North Carolina. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh, NC.
109 Book Minckley, W.L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Arizona Fish and Game Department, Phoenix, AZ.
272 Report Minckley, W.L., and R.M McNatt. 1974. Fishes of Hunter's Hole, Yuma County, Arizona. Arizona State University, Mimeo Report.
217 Book Moyle, P.B. 1976. Inland fishes of California. University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
13709 Book Moyle, P.B. 2002. Inland fishes of California. Second edition. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.
17048 Journal Article Mugridge, R.E.R., H.G. Stallybrass, and A. Hollman. 1982. Neoergasilus japonicus (Crustacea Ergasilidae). A parasitic copepod new to Britain. Journal of Zoology 197:551-557.
14969 Book Mundy, B.C. 2005. Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, HI.
6 Report Muoneke, M.I. 1988. Tilapia in Texas waters. Inland Fisheries Data Series No. 9. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fisheries Division, Austin, TX.
27748 Journal Article Nico, L.G., R.A. Englund. 2015. Evaluating the piscicide rotenone as an option for eradication of invasive Mozambique tilapia in a Hawaiian brackish-water wetland complex. Management of Biological Invasions 6(1):83-104.
986 Report Noble, R.L. 1977. Response of reservoir fish populations to Tilapia reduction.
25976 Database North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. 2013. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. Created on 02/10/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
180 Report Ogilvie, V.E. 1969. Illustrated checklist of fishes collected from the L-15 canal (Lake Worth Drainage District) in Palm Beach County, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Comm.
41527 Journal Article Oldewage, W.H., and J.G. van As. 1987. Parasites and winter mortalities of Oreochromis mossambicus. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 17(1):7-12.
38883 Journal Article Oliveira, R.F., and V.C. Almada. 1998. Mating tactics and male-male courtship in the lek-breeding cichlid Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Fish Biology 52(6):1115-1129.
35298 Journal Article Riedel, R. 2016. Trends of abundance of Salton Sea fish: a reversible collapse or a permanent condition? Natural Resources 7:535-543.
1385 Conference Proceedings Rinne, J.N. 1995. The effects of introduced fishes on native fishes: Arizona, Southwestern United States. Pages 149-159 in Philipp, D.P., J.M. Epifano, J.E. Marsden, J.E. Claassen, and R.J. Wolotina, Jr, eds. Protection of aquatic diversity. Proceedings of the World Fisheries Congress, Theme 3. Oxford & IBH Publishing Company. New Delhi, India.
1495 Journal Article Robison, H.W., and T.M. Buchanan. 1993. Changes in the nomenclature and composition of the Arkansas fish fauna from 1988 to 1993. Proceedings Arkansas Academy of Science 47:145-148.
25023 Journal Article Russell, D.J., P.A. Thuesen, and F.E. Thomson. 2012. A review of the biology, ecology, distribution and control of Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters 1852) (Pisces: Cichlidae) with particular emphasis on invasive Australian populations. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 22(3):533-554.
32414 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish slam data Spring 2016 in south Florida. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/30/2019.
1791 Journal Article Shafland, P.L. 1976. The continuing problem of non-native fishes in Florida. Fisheries 1(6):25.
274 Journal Article Shapovalov, L., A.J. Cordone, and W.A. Dill. 1981. A list of freshwater and anadromous fishes of California. California Fish and Game 67(1):4-38.
718 Report Smith, P.W. 1965. A preliminary annotated list of the lampreys and fishes of Illinois. Biological Notes No. 54. Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, IL.
38004 Journal Article Smith, S. B. Gamett, R. Beatty, and E. Billman. 2021. Changes in an exotic fish community assemblage of a thermal spring in central Idaho. Western North American Naturalist 81(2):181-190.
78 Book Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1968. Freshwater Fishes of Alabama. Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Auburn, AL.
262 Journal Article St. Amant, J.A. 1966. Addition of Tilapia mossambica Peters to the California fauna. California Fish and Game 52(1):54-55.
38926 Journal Article Stauffer, J.R., Jr. 1986. Effects of salinity on preferred and lethal temperatures of the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus (PETERS). Water Resources Bulletin 22(2):205-208.
27671 News Talbot, P. 1982. Hybrid tilapia raised in Arizona project using irrigation ditches. Aquaculture Magazine. San Antonio, TX. November-December:45-47.
25997 Database Texas A&M University. 2013. Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection vertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Created on 08/06/2012. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
25998 Database Texas Natural Science Center. 2013. Texas Natural History Collections ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Unversity of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. Created on 02/02/2011. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
19751 Journal Article Thuesen, P.A., D.J. Russell, F.E. Thomson, M.G. Pearce, T.D. Vallance, and A.E. Hogan. 2011. An evalutaion of electrofishing as a control measure for an invasive tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) population in northern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 62:110-118.
23940 Journal Article Tiffany, M.A., B.K. Swan, J.M. Watts, and S.H. Hurlbert. 2002. Metazooplankton dynamics in the Salton Sea, California, 1997-1999. Hydrobiologia 473:103-120.
13672 Journal Article Tilmant, J.T. 1999. Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System. Paper presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of The American Fisheries Society, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 1, 1999 129:50.
27670 Journal Article Tilney, R.L., and C.H. Hocutt. 1987. Changes in gill epithelia of Oreochromis mossambicus subjected to cold shock. Environmental Biology of Fishes 19(1):35-44.
26056 Journal Article Tongnunui, S., and F.W.H. Beamish. 2009. Habitat and relative abundance of fishes in small rivers in eastern Thailand. Environmental Biology of Fishes 85:209-220.
14843 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
14257 Web Page U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species. (Last accessed 2006).
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
19675 Database Walsh, S. 2010. Aquatic invasive species of Guam. USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL.
1302 Journal Article Whiteside, B.G. 1975. Additional distribution notes on the Mozambique tilapia. Texas Journal of Science 26(3/4):620.
24385 Journal Article Whitfield, A.K., and S.J.M. Blaber. 1979. The distribution of the freshwater cichlid Sarotherodon mossambicus in estuarine systems. Environmental Biology of Fishes 4(1):77-81.
39004 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
164 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
38972 Journal Article Wilson, J.R., R.J. Saunders, and K.S. Hutson. 2019. Parasites of the invasive tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus: evidence for co-introduction. Aquatic Invasions 14(2):332-349.
13708 Book Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney. 2003. Inland Fishes of Washington. Second Edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle.
14973 Book Yamamoto, M.N., and A.W. Tagawa. 2000. Hawaii's Native and Exotic Freshwater Animals. Mutual Publishing Company.
679 Book Chapter Zuckerman, L.D., and R.J. Behnke. 1986. Introduced fishes in the San Luis Valley, Colorado. Pages 435-453 in Stroud, R.H, ed. Fish culture in fisheries management. Proceedings of a symposium on the role of fish culture in fisheries management at Ozark, MO. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.


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