NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID292223
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityTransitional marsh habitat south of US 41 in the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve State Park.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number3090204
Map
Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health
Date:2015
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsThis location has aquatic faunal bio-monitoring data going back to 2005 and the African jewelfish was observered for the first time during this sampling event. EDDMapS record id 2640041.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size45 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2016]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/26/2016].

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