Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31648
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityHialeah Canal-Miami River system
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:178
Author:Rivas, L.R.
Date:1965
Title:Florida freshwater fishes and conservation.
Journal:Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:28
Pages:255-258
Reference 2
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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:664
Author:Loiselle, P.V.
Date:1979
Title:A revision of the genus Hemichromis Peters 1858 (Teleostei: Cichlidae).
Journal:Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique Centrale (Série Zoology)
Volume:228
Pages:1-124
CommentsEstablished since before 1965. Originally misidentified as H. bimaculatus
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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