Specimen Information

Cichlasoma urophthalmus
Cichlasoma urophthalmus
(Mayan Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID257465
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesurophthalmus
Common NameMayan Cichlid
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityMobbly Bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameMoccasin Creek-Double Branch Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020601
HUC12 NameMoccasin Creek-Double Branch Frontal
HUC12 Number031002060103
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18195
Author:Paperno, R., R. Ruiz-Carus, J.M. Krebs, and C.C. McIvor
Date:2008
Title:Range expansion of the Mayan cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Pisces, Ciclidae), above 28°N latitude in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:4
Pages:293-304
CommentsFish collected between 10 August - 1 December. 22 additional fish collected identified as Cichlasoma, and assumed to be C. urophthalmus.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFWC Florida Wildlife Research Institute
Museum Cat NumberFSBC 19963
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected87
Size5.9-8.5 cm SL
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2020].

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