Specimen Information

Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
(redeye tetra)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31965
GroupFishes
GenusMoenkhausia
Speciessanctaefilomenae
Common Nameredeye tetra
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Localitybehind Violets Creations, a fish farm on 5520 Wilkins Road, east of Tampa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month11
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Commentsseined from a small, shallow area draining the fish farm into the Hillsborough River. Several other exotics also collected.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalUniversity of Florida
Museum Cat NumberUF
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2021].

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