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African jewelfish

Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880

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Record ID

Reporter Information
Reporter
Bente Torvund DEP
Observation Date
30 August 2013
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
26 September 2013
Date Updated
17 October 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
State Agency
Year Accuracy
Actual
Species Information
Common Name
African jewelfish
Scientific Name
Hemichromis letourneuxi
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
01 January 1900
Reviewed
Verified
Reviewer
Larry Connor, FWCC
Date Reviewed
27 September 2013
Infestation Information
Number Collected
16
Eradication Status
Positive
Location Information
Habitat
Wetlands: Marsh
Locality
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, behind adminsitration building on Janes Senic Drive
Location
Florida, Collier County
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
Photo Caption:
11 fish caught at 13:17 after no more than 40 min in minnow trap