Specimen Information

Herichthys cyanoguttatus
Herichthys cyanoguttatus
(Rio Grande Cichlid)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID31802
GroupFishes
GenusHerichthys
Speciescyanoguttatus
Common NameRio Grande Cichlid
StateFL
CountyPolk
Localityabandoned phosphate pit near Mulberry
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAlafia
HUC8 Number03100204
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped 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
CommentsAbundant but only comprises 10% of biomass due to small size.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2019].

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