Specimen Information

Hemichromis letourneuxi
Hemichromis letourneuxi
(African Jewelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241879
GroupFishes
GenusHemichromis
Speciesletourneuxi
Common NameAfrican Jewelfish
StatePR
CountyLajas
LocalityLajas Irrigation Canal, south of road PR-117, Platas Ward
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month11
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Commentsfirst record for island. Identifcation if tentative; either H. bicmaculatus or H. letourneuxi. Taxonomy is uncertain.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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