African jewelfish

Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880

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Record ID:3063772
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:25.95325, -81.36061
Ownership:State Lands
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 DateAugust 30, 2013
Date EnteredSeptember 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
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Last updated on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 07:36 PM