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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.
Reference Details:
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
Volume: 31
Issue: 4
Pages: 147-344
Keywords: Florida, fishes
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

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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