Herichthys cyanoguttatus
Herichthys cyanoguttatus
(Rio Grande Cichlid)
Native Transplant

Impact ID2111
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionHerichthys cyanoguttatus interacted aggressively with native species whether they held territory or not, indicating that this invasive species may have fundamentally different strategies of aggression compared with native Lepomis macrochirus.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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