Specimen Information

Amphilophus citrinellus
Amphilophus citrinellus
(Midas Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165608
GroupFishes
GenusAmphilophus
Speciescitrinellus
Common NameMidas Cichlid
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localityisland of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsFirst discovered in the Hawaiian Islands in a sump at Haleiwa in 1989 and then in Wahiawa Reservoir (Lake Wilson), Oahu in 1991. The population in Wahiawa Reservoir has grown large. Populations are also established in Ho'omaluhia Reservoir and quarry onds at Mokuleia and Honolulu on Oahu.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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