Check List 15(1): 225-227, doi: 10.15560/15.1.225
First record of the invasive Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Perciformes, Cichlidae), on Bawean Island, Indonesia
expand article infoVeryl Hasan, Muhammad Badrut Tamam§
‡ Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia§ Generasi Biologi Indonesia, Zoology Division, Gresik, Indonesia
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In 2018 we captured specimens of Oreachromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Danau Kastoba, a crater lake on Bawean (Indonesia), a small, isolated island in the Java Sea. Additional individuals were later photographed. These records are among first of this species from an isolated island, in the Java Sea. A description of meristic and morphometric features of a specimen are provided.

Cichlid, freshwater fishes, isolated island, Java Sea