Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID3054
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe introduction of Butterfly Peacock Bass in South Florida has increased the overall biomass of predatory fishes, therefore increasing potential predation pressure on prey taxa.
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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