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Mayan cichlid

Cichlasoma urophthalma (G√ľnther, 1862)

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Record ID

Location Information

Habitat
Aquatic: Freshwater
Locality
Canal vicinity of 8591 NW 26th Pl, Sunrise
Location
Broward County, Florida, United States
Coordinates
Florida Location Id
13227

Infestation Information

Infestation Status
Positive

Reporter Information

Reporter
Nicholas Chandler
Observation Date
July 01, 2013
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
July 01, 2013
Date Updated
August 06, 2013
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Identified By
Nicholas Chandler
Fwc Observation Id
42223
Source Type
Bulk Data

Species Information

Herbarium
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Exotic Species Database
Reference
Personal Communication

Verification and Review

Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Identification Credibility
Verified
Identification Date
January 01, 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
July 01, 2013

Survey Information

Data Type
Point Record
Method
ArcGIS
Precision
Accurate
Datum
WGS84
Comments
a fish that looks like a peacock bass, but is much smaller and has a very toothy mouth. there are many of them in the canal I live on, I've seen t adults guarding 1000's of fry. could be a cichlid or Oscar? I live at 8591 nw 26th pl sunrise,fl. I also have a live one in a bucket right now.

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toothy, mouth very sharp teeth

toothy, mouth very sharp teeth

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