Specimen Information

Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
(Convict Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291493
GroupFishes
GenusArchocentrus
Speciesnigrofasciatus
Common NameConvict Cichlid
StateCA
CountySanta Barbara
LocalityMontecito Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Barbara Coastal
HUC8 Number18060013
HUC10 NameSan Pedro Creek-Frontal Santa Barbara Channel
HUC10 Number1806001302
HUC12 NameMission Creek-Frontal Santa Barbara Channel
HUC12 Number180600130203
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
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
CommentsFish found dead in small pool; colored aquarium gravel found near fish.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20


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