Hemichromis letourneuxi
Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3001
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionAfrican Jewelfish in mesocosms significantly reduced the biomass of the snails Planorbella duryi and Physella cubensis, the Riverine Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes paludosus), and Least Killifish (Heterandia Formosa). Eastern Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki), Florida Flagfish (Jordanella floridae) and native Applesnail (Pomacea paludosa).
Reference26597
Great Lakes RegionNo
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