Specimen Information

Cichla ocellaris
Cichla ocellaris
(Butterfly Peacock Bass)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43314
GroupFishes
GenusCichla
Speciesocellaris
Common NameButterfly Peacock Bass
StateTX
CountyGoliad
LocalityColeto Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100204
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for biocontrol
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:8
Author:Garrett, G.P.
Date:1982
Title:Status report on peacock bass (Cichla sp.) in Texas.
Journal:Pres. at the Ann. Proc. of the TX Chapter, Am. Fish. Soc.
CommentsA power plant breakdown during winter decimated the population.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked2000+50
Year Classfing+ad


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