Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242944
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBig Cypress National Preserve, Off U.S. Hwy 41,just east of intersection with Loop Rd, near the Boundary of BCNP
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC10 Number0309020211
HUC12 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC12 Number030902021100
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14428
Author:Loftus, W.F.
Date:2004
Title:Inventory of freshwater fish species within Big Cypress National Preserve: The basis for a long-term sampling program.
Journal:Fact Sheet 2004-3131
Publisher:US Geolgoical Survey.
CommentsReference documents the first occurrence of Hemichromis letourneuxi from Big Cypress National Preserve, and it currently expanding its range southeastward.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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