Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1458907
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityBroward County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020612
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 Broward County
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked20,000
Year Classfingerling


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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