Specimen Information

Thorichthys meeki
Thorichthys meeki
(Firemouth Cichlid)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31803
GroupFishes
GenusThorichthys
Speciesmeeki
Common NameFiremouth Cichlid
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityCanal L-15, one mile west of Military Trail, Lantana.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameLake Ozborne
HUC10 Number0309020610
HUC12 NameLake Ozborne
HUC12 Number030902061001
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month2
Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
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: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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20883
Author:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Date:2011
Title:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Reference 4
Ref. Number:25078
Author:Anonymous
Date:2012
Title:Museum collection records of Thorichthys meeki. Downloaded from FishNET2 on 15 November 2012.
CommentsFormerly reproducing but non have been seen since circa 1998
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Museum Cat NumberANSP 140525
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/18/2019].

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