Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3053
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionGape sizes of Butterfly Peacock Bass and Largemouth Bass were strongly correlated, though many potential prey such as Spotted Tilapia and Sunfish (Lepomis spp.) can grow too large to be consumed by either species.
Reference15593
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/31/2023].

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