Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31801
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitynorthern part of Dade County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020211
Map
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Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol | stocked for sport
Statusextirpated
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:527
Author:Kushlan, J.A., and T.E. Lodge
Date:1974
Title:Ecological and distributional notes on the freshwater fish of southern Florida.
Journal:Biological Sciences
Volume:37
Issue:2
Pages:110-128
CommentsKilled by cold winter of 1964-65.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked"10,000"


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