Specimen Information

Geophagus sp.
Geophagus sp.
(eartheater)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236308
GroupFishes
GenusGeophagus
Speciessp.
Common Nameeartheater
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySnapper Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
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
CommentsFew have been seen since the early 1990's. Only one observed in 2004 and none during 2005, 2006 or 2007 surveys.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15


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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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