Cichlasoma bimaculatum
Cichlasoma bimaculatum
(Black Acara)
Fishes
Exotic

5 results for Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Black Acara)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2874 Cichlasoma bimaculatum Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Black Acara (as Aequidens portalegrensis) are consumed by native Florida sport fishes such as... 24439
2875 Cichlasoma bimaculatum Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Considered a competitor with native sunfish for spawning areas; juvenile bands of C. bimaculatum in... 171
2877 Cichlasoma bimaculatum Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Black Acara in south Florida are generalist feeders, with stomach contents dominated by filamentous... 171
2880 Cichlasoma bimaculatum Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Juvenile Black Acara and Mayan Cichlids were observed foraging in the nest of a Spotted Sunfish... 26307
2885 Cichlasoma bimaculatum Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Through predation, Black Acara may impact invertebrate or plant communities in South Florida. 1939

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