Specimen Information

Thorichthys meeki
Thorichthys meeki
(Firemouth Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241084
GroupFishes
GenusThorichthys
Speciesmeeki
Common NameFiremouth Cichlid
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityBig Pine Key
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 Number0309020303
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusextirpated
Commentsformerly present in ditches of Big Pine Key in the 1990s; no longer present by early 2000s
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierBill Loftus - Everglades National Park
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/12/2019].

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