Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
26107 DatabaseAnonymous2013Collection records of Hoplosternum littorale from locations within the United States. Derived from a search on FishNet2 on 2013-04-29.
39508 DatabaseAnonymous2022Miami Fish Slam Data
41440 DatabaseAnonymous2023Ruskin Fish Slam Data
42848 DatabaseAnonymous2023Ft. Myers Fish Slam data
29907 ReportBureau of Natural and Cultural Resources 2015Florida Park Service Resource Management Annual Report
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
18978 Journal ArticleChampeau, T.R., P.W. Stevens, and D.A. Blewett2009Comparison of fish community metrics to assess long-term changes and hurricane impacts at Peace River, Florida.
14162 OtherCharlotte Harbor NEP.2004Minutes of the Technical Advisory Committee, Habitat Conservation Subcommittee. February 19, 2004, Punta Gorda.
41442 DatabaseCooperative Invasive Species Management Area2023Southwest Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area invasive fish roundup
25080 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission2012Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ichthyology collection database.
26619 Web PageFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission2013Brown Hoplo cast-net fishery
18582 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, (Larry Connor).2009FWC Exotic database as of 3-31-2009.
29166 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.2016FL FWC Long-term monitoring database
18857 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2009Ichthyology Collection database.
25899 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2013Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
19000 ReportFraser, T.H.2007Fishes in the Peace River watershed: Ichthyological history and zoogeography of the Peace River, Florida, and its contributing basins. In: Peace River cumulative impact study, final report.
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
18474 Journal ArticleGestring, K.B., P.L. Shafland, M.S. Stanford, and R.L. Eisenhauer2009Status and selected life history attibutes of the illegally introduced brown hoplo (Hoplosternum littorale) in Florida.
24406 DatabaseIdelberger, C.2011dataset for paper "Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida's Charlotte Harbor estuary".
24381 Journal ArticleIdelberger, C.F., C.J. Stafford, and S.E. Erickson2011Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida’s Charlotte Harbor estuary.
25745 Journal ArticleKline, J.L., W.F. Loftus, K. Kotun, J.C. Trexler, J.S. Rehage, J.J. Lorenz, and M. Robinson2014Recent fish introductions into Everglades National Park: an unforeseen consequence of water-management?
19144 OtherKline, Jeffrey.2009Everglades National Park - Freshwater Aquatics Monitoring.
14428 OtherLoftus, W.F.2004Inventory of freshwater fish species within Big Cypress National Preserve: The basis for a long-term sampling program.
19660 ReportLoftus, W.F., J.C. Trexler, K. Dunker, S. Liston, and J. Rehage.2006Introduced fishes in short-hydroperiod wetlands: evaluation of sampling, status, and potential effects. Final report from USGS to Everglades National Park for Agreement # CESI IA F5284-04-0039
14163 Web PageLohrer, F.E.2005Fishes of Buck Island Ranch, Lake Placid, Florida: A preliminary checklist.
14814 Book ChapterNico, L.G.2005Changes in the fish fauna of the Kissimmee River Basin, peninsular Florida: nonnative additions.
14164 Journal ArticleNico, L.G., and A.M. Muench2004Nests and nest habitats of the invasive catfish Hoplosternum littorale in Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida: a novel association with non-native Hydrilla verticillata
1496 Journal ArticleNico, L.G., S.J. Walsh, and R.H. Robins1996An introduced population of the South American callichthyid catfish Hoplosternum littorale in the Indian River Lagoon system, Florida
26347 Journal ArticleO'Connor, J.H., and B.B. Rothermel2013Distribution and population characteristics of African Jewelfish and Brown Hoplo in modified wetlands in south Florida
16100 Journal ArticlePearlstine, E., W.M. Bear, F.J. Mazzotti, and K.G. Rice2007Checklist of fish in rice and sugarcane fields of the Everglades Agricultural Area.
16115 ReportPhelps, G.G., S.J. Walsh, G.M Gerwig, and W.B. Tate.2004Characterization of the hydrology, water chemistry and aquatic communities of selected springs in the St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida, 2004.
18981 Journal ArticlePoulakis, G.R., R.E. Matheson, Jr., M.E. Mitchell, D.A. Blewett, and C.F. Idelberger2004Fishes of the Charlotte Harbor Estuarine System, Florida.
16077 Journal ArticleRobbins, K.M., K.R. Campbell, and D.J. Durbin2007The prescence of exotic fish species in Horse Creek, Desoto and Hardee Counties, Florida.
26296 Journal ArticleRogers, M.W., and M.S. Allen2008Hurricane impacts to Lake Okeechobee: altered hydrology creates difficult management trade offs
25113 DatabaseSchofield, P.2012Gourami Blitz - 8 November 2012.
29311 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2016Fish Slam - Fall 2016
29757 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fish Slam Spring 2017 data (unpublished).
31023 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fish Slam Fall 2017 collection data in south Florida
32291 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2018Fish slam data in south Florida Fall 2018, November 6-7.
33259 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2019Fish Slam Data - Vero, Florida, Spring March 26-27, 2019
33260 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2019Fish Slam Data - Orlando, Florida, Summer June 5-6, 2019
33937 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2019Fish slam data in south Florida, November 2019
35671 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2021Virtual Statewide Fish Slam, March 15-19, 2021
15920 Journal ArticleShafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford2008Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
29063 ReportSouth Florida Water Management District, Loxahatchee River District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection2012Addendum to the Restoration Plan for the Northwest Fork of the Loxahatchee River
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
26307 ReportVolin, J.C., D. Owen, K.J. Dunker, S.W. Kirkpatrick, W.L. Loftus, and W.A. Dunson2004The impact of invasive non-indigenous fish on wetland restoration at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. Final report to the USGS State Partnership Program.
20820 Journal ArticleWork, K., M. Gibbs, B. Peters, and L. French2010Fish assemblage variability in a Florida spring.
24492 DatabaseYale Peabody Museum2012Yale Peabody Museum collection databases
26017 DatabaseYale University2013Yale Peabody Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2024].

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