Specimen Information

Thorichthys meeki
Thorichthys meeki
(Firemouth Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160880
GroupFishes
GenusThorichthys
Speciesmeeki
Common NameFiremouth Cichlid
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityComfort Canal (channelized south fork of the Miami River)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:528
Author:Hogg, R.G.
Date:1976
Title:Established exotic cichlid fishes in Dade County, Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:39
Issue:2
Pages:97-103
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18209
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Categorizing introduced fishes collected from public waters.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:7
Issue:4
Pages:627-636
CommentsFormerly reproducing but non have been seen since circa 1998
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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