Specimen Information

Hoplosternum littorale
Hoplosternum littorale
(Brown Hoplo)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1651142
GroupFishes
GenusHoplosternum
Specieslittorale
Common NameBrown Hoplo
StateFL
CountyAlachua
Locality9825 SE County Road 2082, Gainesville, FL, 32641, on the Gainesville Hawthorne Rail Trail
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NameNewnans Lake
HUC12 Number030801021106
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsFive or more brown hoplo were seen dispersing in ephemeral flood waters following a heavy rain event. Fish were observed in shallow waters running down the rail trail. Fish were moving in the direction the water was flowing.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2022].

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