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African jewelfish

Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880

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Record ID

Reporter Information

Reporter
Bente Torvund , DEP
Observation Date
August 30, 2013
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
September 26, 2013
Date Updated
October 17, 2013
Updated By
FWCC Exotic Species Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Identified By
Ian B. from Nature Conservancy of SW FL
Fwc Observation Id
42573
Source Type
Bulk Data

Species Information

Common Name
African jewelfish
Scientific Name
Hemichromis letourneuxi
Voucher
No
Herbarium
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Exotic Species Database
Reference
Bente Torvund, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 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
September 27, 2013

Infestation Information

Number Collected
16
Infestation Status
Positive

Location Information

Habitat
Wetlands: Marsh
Locality
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, behind adminsitration building on Janes Senic Drive
Location
Collier County, Florida, United States
Coordinates
National Ownership
STAT
Florida Location Id
13529

Survey Information

Data Type
Point Record
Method
ArcGIS
Precision
Accurate
Datum
WGS84
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.

Other

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

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