Specimen Information

Cichlasoma urophthalmus
Cichlasoma urophthalmus
(Mayan Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1398059
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesurophthalmus
Common NameMayan Cichlid
StateFL
CountyOkeechobee
LocalityOn the rim canal. North edge of Lake Okeechobee.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Okeechobee Inflow
HUC8 Number03090102
HUC10 NameLower Taylor Creek-Eagle Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0309010203
HUC12 NameLower Taylor Creek-Eagle Bay Frontal
HUC12 Number030901020302
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month4
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsWe took advantage of the first week in April to take our children fishing. They had a blast pulling in these non-native species!; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalHome
VerifierJacob Kline
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassAdult(s)


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/29/2020].

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