Specimen Information

Heros severus
Heros severus
(Banded Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236152
GroupFishes
GenusHeros
Speciesseverus
Common NameBanded Cichlid
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySnapper Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
CommentsThe increasing number, and a report of adults spawning and guarding young in Snapper Creek (Leo Nico, USGS, Gainesville, FL, personal communication October 2006), provide ample evidence that the banded cichlid is reproducing.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2020].

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