NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Rocio octofasciata
(Jack Dempsey)
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID292721
Common NameJack Dempsey
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityBailey Tree Farm ditch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Collection Day8
Collection Month11
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25113
Author:Schofield, P.
Title:Gourami Blitz - 8 November 2012.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
CommentsBailey Tree Farm ditch. North of Atl on Smith Sundy past equest. Center on W side of road. P. insularum all around. Shallow ditch with lots of veg. Panicum and water lettuce.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 185001
VerifierRobins, R.H.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2015]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2015].

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