Specimen Information

Herichthys cyanoguttatus
Herichthys cyanoguttatus
(Rio Grande Cichlid)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID162994
GroupFishes
GenusHerichthys
Speciescyanoguttatus
Common NameRio Grande Cichlid
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalitySix Mile Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Year1953
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:177
Author:Burgess, J.E.
Date:1958
Title:The fishes of Six-Mile Creek, Hillsborough County, Florida, with particular reference to the presence of exotic species.
Journal:Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners
Volume:12
Pages:8 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14798
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:399 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:15920
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:3
Pages:220-245
Commentscultured as an aquarium fish during 1940's and early 1950's as "Texas bluespot"
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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