Specimen Information

Rocio octofasciata
Rocio octofasciata
(Jack Dempsey)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236315
GroupFishes
GenusRocio
Speciesoctofasciata
Common NameJack Dempsey
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityBoynton Canal (C-16)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameLake Ozborne
HUC10 Number0309020610
HUC12 NameLake Ozborne
HUC12 Number030902061001
Map
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Collection Year1995
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
Commentsa total of 13 individuals were collected in five samples taken from the Boynton Canal (C-16) in eastern Palm Beach County between July 1995 and April 1996; and eight of these, including one juvenile, were collected on 18 July 1995 suggesting reproduction had occurred at least one time. This canal has been sampled multiple times since 1996 and no more Jack Dempsey have been observed or collected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected13


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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