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African jewelfish

Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880

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Record ID
Location
Collier County, Florida
Source
Bente Torvund , DEP
Project
EDDMapS Florida
Habitat
Wetlands: Marsh
Locality
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, behind adminsitration building on Janes Senic Drive
Comments
Many cichlids swimming in grass in yard of administrative building which floods over from wet prairie periodically. About 16 were caught in a minnow trap.
Coordinates
NADatum
WGS84
Ownership
State Lands
Method
ArcGIS
Precision
Accurate
Data Type
Point Record
Identified by
Ian B. from Nature Conservancy of SW FL
Herbarium
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Exotic Species Database
Identification Credibility
Verified
Observation Date
August 30, 2013
Date Entered
September 26, 2013
Reference
Bente Torvund, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, personal communication
Validator
Larry Connor, FWCC
Validation Date
September 27, 2013
FWC Observation ID
42573
Number Collected
16
Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Updated
October 17, 2013
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Source Type
State Agency

Photo Caption:
11 fish caught at 13:17 after no more than 40 min in minnow trap