Specimen Information

Heros severus
Heros severus
(Banded Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160302
GroupFishes
GenusHeros
Speciesseverus
Common NameBanded Cichlid
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityRogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month12
Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:120
Author:Hubbs, C., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1964
Title:Additional introductions of tropical fishes into southern Nevada.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:9
Issue:4
Pages:249-251
Reference 2
Ref. Number:385
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1983
Title:Fish introductions in the American Southwest: a case history of Rogers Spring, Nevada.
Journal:Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:28
Pages:221-224
Reference 3
Ref. Number:109
Author:Minckley, W.L.
Date:1973
Title:Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:Arizona Fish and Game Department
Pages:127 pp
Reference 4
Ref. Number:13955
Author:Vinyard, G.L.
Date:2001
Title:Fish Species Recorded from Nevada.
Journal:Biological Resources Research Center
Publisher:University of Nevada, Reno.
Pages:5
Reference 5
Ref. Number:951
Author:Bradley, W.G., and J.E. Deacon
Date:1967
Title:The biotic communities of southern Nevada.
Journal:Nevada State Museum Anthropological Papers
Volume:13
Issue:4
Pages:201-273
CommentsCollected after spring was treated with rotenone in 1963. No further specimens collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Museum of Zoology ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 189546
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved9


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