Specimen Information

Hemichromis elongatus
Hemichromis elongatus
(banded jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165625
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Specieselongatus
Common Namebanded jewelfish
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localityisland of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
CommentsIntroduced into the Wahiawa Reservoir (Lake WIlson) on Oahu in 1990 or 1991 and now established in shallow waters there. In the late 1990s the species was introduced and established in the Ho'omaluhia Reservoir, Kawainui Marsh, and a few streams of Oahu.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/17/2019].

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