NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Cichlasoma bimaculatum
(Black Acara)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID277717
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesbimaculatum
Common NameBlack Acara
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityFt. Lauderdale [unspecified waterbody]
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20969
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Complete collection records of US holdings of Cichlasoma bimaculatum and Hoplosternum littorale at FLMNH. Provided by Rob Robins on 20 July 2011.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:179
Author:Buntz, J., and C.S. Manooch, III.
Date:1968
Title:Tilapia aurea Steindachner, a rapidly spreading exotic in south central Florida.
Journal:Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Volume:22
Pages:495-501
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 16981
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2014].

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