Specimen Information

Herichthys cyanoguttatus
Herichthys cyanoguttatus
(Rio Grande Cichlid)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164795
Common NameRio Grande Cichlid
LocalityA canal or ditch on a roadside in Kenner near the airport. The canal drains into an area called the "bonne care spillway" which is wilderness east of metropolitan New Orleans which is set aside to drain floodwaters inot during flood emergencies.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameDuncan Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030102
Collection Day14
Collection Month2
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Number CollectedMany


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2022].

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