Specimen Information

Thorichthys meeki
Thorichthys meeki
(Firemouth Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31567
GroupFishes
GenusThorichthys
Speciesmeeki
Common NameFiremouth Cichlid
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityComfort Canal NW 29 Ave next to bridge that crosses canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameMiami River
HUC12 Number030902061405
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:483
Author:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum.
Date:1988
Title:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum Computerized Catalog.
Publisher:Indian River Coastal Zone Museum.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18209
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Categorizing introduced fishes collected from public waters.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:7
Issue:4
Pages:627-636
CommentsFormerly reproducing but none have been seen since circa 1998
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalIRCZM/ETOH
Museum Cat NumberIRCZM 107:05448
VerifierFAU
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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