Specimen Information

Belonesox belizanus
Belonesox belizanus
(Pike Killifish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31329
GroupFishes
GenusBelonesox
Speciesbelizanus
Common NamePike Killifish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityBig Cypress National Park [Preserve]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 Number0309020410
Map
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Collection Year1961
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
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:1868
Author:Belshe, J.F.
Date:1961
Title:Observations on a introduced tropical fish, Belonesox belizanus, in southern Florida.
Journal:MS Thesis, Univ. Miami, Coral Gables
Publisher:University of Miami
Reference 3
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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