Specimen Information

Cichlasoma bimaculatum
Cichlasoma bimaculatum
(Black Acara)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID558204
GroupFishes
GenusCichlasoma
Speciesbimaculatum
Common NameBlack Acara
StateFL
LocalityLake Okeechobee
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26296
Author:Rogers, M.W., and M.S. Allen
Date:2008
Title:Hurricane impacts to Lake Okeechobee: altered hydrology creates difficult management trade offs
Journal:Fisheries
Volume:33
Issue:1
Pages:11-17
CommentsCaptured in littoral zones of lake in summers of 2003 and 2004. Average density = 154 per hectare.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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