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blue tilapia

Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)

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Reporter Information
Reporter
Daniel Wilson
Observation Date
10 April 2014
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
10 April 2014
Date Updated
02 May 2014
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fwc Observation Id
46468
Source Type
Herbarium/Literature/Museum
Year Accuracy
Actual
Species Information
Common Name
blue tilapia
Scientific Name
Oreochromis aureus
Herbarium
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Exotic Species Database
Reference
Personal Communication
Verification and Review
Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Identification Credibility
Verified
Identification Date
01 January 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
15 April 2014
Infestation Information
Number Collected
3
Eradication Status
Positive
Location Information
Locality
Big Cypress National Preserve, Loop Rd 4.49 km W of US-41
Location
Florida, Miami-Dade County
Florida Location Id
15542
Survey Information
Data Type
Point Record
Method
Cell Phone GPS
Precision
Accurate
Datum
WGS84
Comments
3 blue tilapa was caught by bow and gig on Loop Road in Big Cypress about 2 to 3 lbs . The tilapa was on beds and just starting beds, more spotted in the canals.
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