Specimen Information

Cichlasoma urophthalmus
Cichlasoma urophthalmus
(Mayan Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID267480
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesurophthalmus
Common NameMayan Cichlid
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityAnhinga trail in Everglades National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEverglades National Park
HUC10 Number0309020213
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park
HUC12 Number030902021300
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1480
Author:Zaneski, C.T.
Date:1996
Title:Exotic Mayan fish invades the Glades.
Publisher:Miami Herald, April 14, 1996
Pages:6B
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19144
Author:Kline, Jeffrey.
Date:2009
Title:Everglades National Park - Freshwater Aquatics Monitoring.
Publisher:2009 Everglades Invasive Species Summit
CommentsThis species was first collected in the Everglades National Park in 1983.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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

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