Cichlasoma urophthalma
Cichlasoma urophthalma
(Mayan Cichlid)

Impact ID2930
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionIn a lab experiment African Jewelfish were more active foragers than Mayan Cichlids, while native prey species such as Eastern Mosquitofish, Least Killifish, Florida Flagfish, and Riverine Grass Shrimp displayed altered activity levels and behaviors in the presence of one or both predator species.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2022].

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