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blue tilapia

Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)

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Record ID

Reporter Information

Reporter
Daniel Wilson
Observation Date
April 10, 2014
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
April 10, 2014
Date Updated
May 02, 2014
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fwc Observation Id
46468
Source Type
Bulk Data

Species Information

Common Name
blue tilapia
Scientific Name
Oreochromis aureus
Original Reported Subject
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
January 01, 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
April 15, 2014

Infestation Information

Number Collected
3
Infestation Status
Positive

Location Information

Locality
Big Cypress National Preserve, Loop Rd 4.49 km W of US-41
Location
Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
Coordinates
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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