Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)

Impact ID3048
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe annual economic value of the recreational fishery for Butterfly Peacock Bass in the Miami area in 1989 and 1992-93 was estimated at $6.6 million. Fishing clothing manufacturers, guides, taxidermists, bait and tackle shops, travel agents, and outdoor writers also accrue economic benefits from this fishery.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2023].

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