NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Geophagus sp.
(eartheater)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31332
GroupFishes
GenusGeophagus
Speciessp.
Common Nameeartheater
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySnapper Creek (north end) canal at its junction with Tamiami
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Map
Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
CommentsCourtenay stated this species is established at this locality. Originally identified as G. suriamensis, but it is not this species (Smith-Vaniz, pers.comm).
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natual History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 91897
VerifierWilliam Smith-Vaniz
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected6
No Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/21/2014].

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