NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31735
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitycanals in Dade County
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Map
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:164
Author:Williams, J.D., D. Jennings, and D. Haney.
Date:1992
Title:Exotics in the Indian River Lagoon system.
Journal:manuscript
Reference 2
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:664
Author:Loiselle, P.V.
Date:1979
Title:A revision of the genus Hemichromis Peters 1858 (Teleostei: Cichlidae).
Journal:Annales
Volume:228
Pages:124 p.
Commentsoriginally misidentified as H. bimaculatus.
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/19/2014].

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