Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3043
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Black Creek Canal, FL, Spotted Tilapia were the most numerous fish found in Butterfly Peacock Bass stomachs (75% of identifiable fish in 1989), with Bluefin Killifish, Butterfly peacock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Lepomis spp., Mosquitofish, Golden Shiner, Sailfin Molly, Brook Silverside, Swamp Darter, Bluespotted Sunfish, and Palaemonetes sp. Shrimp also present.
Reference25764
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/9/2023].

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