Specimen Information

Pterophyllum scalare
Pterophyllum scalare
(freshwater angelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29477
GroupFishes
GenusPterophyllum
Speciesscalare
Common Namefreshwater angelfish
StateCA
CountyImperial
Localitypond on the eastern side of the Salton Sea near Hot Mineral Spa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month1
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:262
Author:St. Amant, J.A.
Date:1966
Title:Addition of Tilapia mossambica Peters to the California fauna.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:52
Issue:1
Pages:54-55
Commentsidentified as Pterophyllum eimekei (a synonym)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size5 cm


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