Specimen Information

Rocio octofasciata
Rocio octofasciata
(Jack Dempsey)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID161030
GroupFishes
GenusRocio
Speciesoctofasciata
Common NameJack Dempsey
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityUnnamed creek, 1.1 km long, on the University of Florida campus eventually emptying into Lake Alice
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC12 Number030801021105
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:580
Author:Jennings, D.
Date:1986
Title:Characterization of a localized Jack Dempsey, Cichlasoma octofasciatum, population in Alachua County, Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:49
Issue:4
Pages:255-260
Commentsminimum water temperature in sampling area was 10-11 degrees Celcius.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected18


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