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blue tilapia

Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)

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Reporter Information
Reporter
Daniel Wilson
Observation Date
14 March 2013
Date Entered
15 March 2013
Date Updated
18 March 2013
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Source Type
iPhone
Species Information
Common Name
blue tilapia
Scientific Name
Oreochromis aureus
Verification and Review
Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Identification Credibility
Verified
Identification Date
01 January 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
18 March 2013
Infestation Information
Number Collected
Multiple
Eradication Status
Positive
Location Information
Location
Florida, Polk County
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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