Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1458906
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami-Dade County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameSouthern Florida
HUC8 Number03090200
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:885
Author:Huttemeyer, B.
Date:1994
Title:Butterfly Peacock Bass -- Fishing for the record.
Journal:Florida Wildlife
Issue:5/6
Pages:32-35
CommentsIntroduced to canal systems in Dade County
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked20,000
Year Classfingerling


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