Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279951
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateMD
LocalityMonocacy River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMonocacy
HUC8 Number02070009
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | stocked illegally
Statusfailed
Comments"The source was assumed to be a released pet. No others have been caught from the tributary to my knowledge."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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