Specimen Information

Cichlasoma bimaculatum
Cichlasoma bimaculatum
(Black Acara)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31800
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesbimaculatum
Common NameBlack Acara
StateFL
CountyBroward
Localitycanals west of Fort Lauderdale
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020612
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
CommentsDominant species, comprising up to 64% by weight. In one canal near the suspected site of introduction, it comprises 80% of the biomass.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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