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blue tilapia

Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)

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Location Information

Location
Polk County, Florida, United States
Coordinates

Infestation Information

Number Collected
Multiple
Infestation Status
Positive

Reporter Information

Reporter
Daniel Wilson
Observation Date
March 14, 2013
Date Entered
March 15, 2013
Date Updated
March 18, 2013
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Source Type
iPhone

Species Information

Verification and Review

Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Identification Credibility
Verified
Identification Date
January 01, 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
March 18, 2013

Survey Information

Method
,0
Datum
WGS84
Comments
This is the blue tilapia , 7 were caught bow fishing and many more seen on lake Reedy in frostproof on the south and east side of the lake . This one was 5 lbs 8 oz . Caught between 7:30 pm and 11:30 pm on 3/14/13 . On beds . The location reporting is different from the sightings ,

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