Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42353
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StatePR
Localitynon-specific; farm ponds and reservoirs
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePuerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010000
HUC10 Number2101000202
Map
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Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1873
Author:Erdman, D.S.
Date:1984
Title:Exotic fishes in Puerto Rico.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:162-176
Commentsdid not maintain themselves
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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