Specimen Information

Geophagus sp.
Geophagus sp.
(eartheater)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID558769
GroupFishes
GenusGeophagus
Speciessp.
Common Nameeartheater
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalitySnapper Creek, just south of Hwy 836
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1221
Author:Metzger, R.J., and P.L. Shafland
Date:1984
Title:Possible establishment of Geophagus surinamensis (Cichlidae) in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:47
Issue:3
Pages:201-203
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25080
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Date:2012
Title:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ichthyology collection database.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ichthyology collections
Museum Cat NumberFSBC 24382
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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