Specimen Information

Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
(Convict Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291491
GroupFishes
GenusArchocentrus
Speciesnigrofasciatus
Common NameConvict Cichlid
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalitySanta Clara River, just below Bouquet Canyon Road, just above mouth of Bouquet Canyon, wastewater outfall
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameBouquet Canyon
HUC10 Number1807010202
HUC12 NameLower Bouquet Canyon
HUC12 Number180701020202
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24959
Author:Hovey, T.E., and C.C. Swift
Date:2012
Title:First record of an established population of the convict cichlid (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus) in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:98
Issue:2
Pages:125-128
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20840
Author:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Reference 3
Ref. Number:24960
Author:Anonymous
Date:2012
Title:Museum collection records of Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum. Derived from a search using FishNet2 on 1 November 2012.
CommentsAlso LACM 56801.002 (31 specimens). Population may have been present for several years prior.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalLos Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberLACM 56801.001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size30-108 mm SL
Number Preserved25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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