Cichlasoma urophthalma
Cichlasoma urophthalma
(Mayan Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

20 results for Cichlasoma urophthalma (Mayan Cichlid)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2878 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Juvenile Black Acara and Mayan Cichlids were observed foraging in the nest of a Spotted Sunfish... 26307
2879 Cichlasoma urophthalma Competition Observational Field High abundance of nonindigenous cichlids such as Black Acara and Mayan Cichlids in South Florida... 26307
2911 Cichlasoma urophthalma Recreation Observational Field Mayan Cichlids have become a popular sport fish in South Florida, where they are frequently taken... 1865
2912 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Mayan Cichlids in South Florida are preyed upon by wading birds, Largemouth Bass (Micropterus... 1865
2913 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Mayan Cichlids may prey heavily upon juvenile Snook and Tarpon in South Florida mangrove habitats. 1865
2915 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Higher Mayan Cichlid abundance in South Florida was inversely correlated with abundance of several... 26622
2916 Cichlasoma urophthalma Food Web Observational Field There were positive relationships between Mayan Cichlids with Lepomis species (Warmouth... 26622
2917 Cichlasoma urophthalma Food Web Observational Field Impacts of Mayan Cichlids on native fish species may in turn impact other piscivores such as wading... 26622
2918 Cichlasoma urophthalma Harvest Observational Field Mayan Cichlid and Blackchin Tilapia are both though to contribute to declines in harvest of... 29127
2920 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Juvenile Mayan Cichlid diets in South Florida consisted primarily of fish, followed by ostracods... 23937
2921 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Juvenile Mayan Cichlid diets in South Florida consisted primarily of fish, followed by ostracods... 23937
2922 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Diets of a population of Mayan Cichlids in Thailand comprised primarily fish, multicellular algae... 16458
2923 Cichlasoma urophthalma Competition Anecdotal Field Diets of a population of Mayan Cichlids in Thailand comprised primarily fish, multicellular algae... 16458
2924 Cichlasoma urophthalma Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Mayan Cichlids in Thailand may be vectors for parasites. 16548
2926 Cichlasoma urophthalma Food Web Observational Field In the estuarine zone of northern Florida Bay the abundance of Mayan Cichlids was inversely... 1939
2927 Cichlasoma urophthalma Competition Observational Field Nonindigenous Mayan Cichlids, Blue Tilapia, Spotted Tilapia compete for substrate spawning... 1939
2928 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Mayan Cichlids and Walking Catfish prey upon the nests of native centrarchids in South Florida. 1939
2929 Cichlasoma urophthalma Predation/Herbivory Experimental Field In in-situ enclosure experiments Mayan Cichlids consumed more prey and more varied prey (Flagfish... 25744
2930 Cichlasoma urophthalma Food Web Experimental Laboratory In a lab experiment African Jewelfish were more active foragers than Mayan Cichlids, while native... 25744
2931 Cichlasoma urophthalma Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Mayan Cichlids in South Florida are host to nematode parasites of the genus Contracaecum. These... 33821

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