Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID292223
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityTransitional marsh habitat south of US 41 in the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve State Park.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameHenderson Creek-Barron River Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020407
HUC12 NameHenderson Creek-Barron River Frontal
HUC12 Number030902040700
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsThis location has aquatic faunal bio-monitoring data going back to 2005 and the African jewelfish was observered for the first time during this sampling event. EDDMapS record id 2640041.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size45 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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