Specimen Information

Geophagus sp.
Geophagus sp.
(eartheater)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31332
GroupFishes
GenusGeophagus
Speciessp.
Common Nameeartheater
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySnapper Creek (north end) canal at its junction with Tamiami
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020615
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
CommentsCourtenay stated this species is established at this locality. Originally identified as G. suriamensis, but it is not this species (Smith-Vaniz, pers.comm).
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natual History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 91897
VerifierWilliam Smith-Vaniz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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