Specimen Information

Hoplosternum littorale
Hoplosternum littorale
(Brown Hoplo)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291589
GroupFishes
GenusHoplosternum
Specieslittorale
Common NameBrown Hoplo
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityEphemeral pond in Arbuckle tract of Lake Wales Ridge State Forest.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameLake Istokpoga
HUC10 Number0309010116
HUC12 NameBonnet Creek
HUC12 Number030901011602
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month1
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsLikely moved into ephemeral pond from nearby ditch due to increased water levels from recent rains.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15
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