NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
Loftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan. 1987. Freshwater fishes of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 31(4):147-344. https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/files/1114/7180/5011/Vol-31-No-4.PDF.
Reference Number: 463
Type: Journal Article
Author: Loftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan
Date (year): 1987
Article Title:Freshwater fishes of southern Florida.
Journal Name: Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences
Keywords: Florida, fishes
Astronotus ocellatus FL - Anhinga trail in Everglades National Park FL - Tamiami Canal at its junction with L-67 canal FL - canals in eastern Big Cypress National Preserve
Belonesox belizanus FL - Big Cypress National Park [Preserve]
Cichlasoma bimaculatum FL - Everglades National Park- road culverts along main road south to Sweet Bay Pond, the rocky gladelands between Taylor and Shark Sloughs FL - Big Cypress Swamp portion of the Tamiami Canal FL - in ditches along the eastern coastal ridge
Clarias batrachus FL - Cape Sable FL - Everglades National Park FL - Tamiami canal FL - Everglades National Park, main park road to Flamingo FL - Big Cypress National Preserve FL - Everglades National Park, in pond and marsh prairie in Gum Slough FL - Tamiami Canal at water control structure 12-C FL - Shark Valley Canal, 1.6 km S of Tamiami Trail FL - Shark Valley Canal, 5 km S of Tamiami Trail FL - Shark Valley tower pool FL - Shark Valley Rockpit, on E road FL - Tamiami Canal at junction of L-67 Canal FL - Canal L-67, 1 km S of Tamiami Trail FL - Canal L-67 Extended, southern terminus FL - Marsh Prairie, SE of Shark Valley Tower FL - Alligator pond and marsh prairie, about 3 km SE Hydro Station P-33 FL - Alligator pond near gauge 7 Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park FL - Alligator pond and marsh prairie, between Shark Slough gauges 12-13 FL - Rockpit and Ditch, Chekika State Park FL - C-111 Culvert pool, 8 km W of U.S. Hwy 1 FL - Old Canal, SE of prison on Fl Hwy 27 FL - Sweet Bay pond and Canal FL - Rockpits at Anhinga Trail FL - Taylor Slough Airboat Landing FL - headwater streams of North River FL - Tamiami Canal at Krome Ave FL - Tamiami Canal at the junction of Snapper Creek Canal FL - Snapper Creek Canal at SW 57th Ave, near Parrot Jungle FL - C-100 in Kendall area along SW 137th Ave FL - C-100 at SW 168th St and turnpike FL - Black Creek Canal at Hwy 27 FL - C-102 at SW 107th Ave
Dorosoma petenense FL - Big Cypress Swamp drainage FL - Everglades drainage
Hemichromis letourneuxi FL - Tamiami Canal, at junction with Coral Gables Canal
Oreochromis aureus FL - Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park FL - Homestead airport, rockpit FL - Anhinga trail in Everglades National Park
Oreochromis mossambicus FL - Black Creek Canal (C-1) and small canals nearby
Tilapia mariae FL - range area: all of eastern Dade County west to Krome Ave (State HWY 27) [eastern Dade county educated guess, hand plotted] FL - Turner River canal FL - junction of the Tamiami and L-67 canals FL - pond, Collier County FL - L-30 canal, north of Loftus Kushlan study area (REC. # 136)
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. . Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2021].
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