Lates niloticus (ITIS)
Africa (NAS Database)
August 1975 (Rutledge and Lyons 1976)
Intentionally introduced to Texas for sport fishing (Rutledge and Lyons 1976)
Not currently established
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Lates niloticus. [Accessed Mar 3, 2015].
Kaufman, L. 1992. Catastrophic change in species-rich freshwater ecosystems: the lessons of Lake Victoria. Bioscience 42:846-858.
Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Fact Sheet - Nile Perch. USGS, Gainesville, FL. [Accessed Sep 16, 2014].
Rutledge, W.P. and B.W. Lyons. 1976. Texas peacock bass and Nile perch: status report. In: Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Conference Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (pp.18-23). Jackson, Miss.: Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.