Specimen Information

Cichlasoma bimaculatum
Cichlasoma bimaculatum
(Black Acara)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31252
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesbimaculatum
Common NameBlack Acara
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade/Monroe
LocalityEverglades National Park- road culverts along main road south to Sweet Bay Pond, the rocky gladelands between Taylor and Shark Sloughs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020213
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:463
Author:Loftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan
Date:1987
Title:Freshwater fishes of southern Florida.
Journal:Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences
Volume:31
Issue:4
Pages:147-344
Reference 2
Ref. Number:464
Author:Kushlan, J.A.
Date:1972
Title:The exotic fish (Aequidens portalegrensis) in the Big Cypress Swamp.
Journal:Florida Naturalist
Volume:45
Pages:29
Reference 3
Ref. Number:465
Author:Dineen, J.W.
Date:1974
Title:The fishes of the Everglades
Publisher:Miami Geological Society
Pages:375-385
CommentsRange of black acara in Loftus, Kushlan study area: canals and sloughs of Big Cypress Swamp, eastward through the canals of the Everglades Water Conservation areas and southern Everglades, into canals and rockpits along the eastern coastal ridge.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierLoftus, Kushlan
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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