Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42354
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StatePR
CountyVillalba
LocalityToa Vaca Reservoir on the Toa Vaca River in southern PR, just north of Guyabal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameRio Matilde to Rio Descalabrado Watersheds
HUC10 Number2101000403
HUC12 NameRio Toa Vaca at Toa Vaca Dam
HUC12 Number210100040311
Map
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Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
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
Commentsestablished in a year but greatly reduced due to overfishing
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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