CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Cichlidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 371019 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Parachromis managuensis   (Günther, 1867)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 371 Cichlidae (Cichlids) - show full list
Standard Name: [a cichlid]
Organism Type: a cichlid
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 37 371914     Parachromis spp.
Taxon Notes:An introduced species, first reported from a stormwater retention dam in the Pioneer River Catchment, Mackay, Queensland and subsequently (Sep 2017) reported from Fursden Creek, 1.5 km from the original incursion site. Follow up surveys in 2018/19 also detected jaguar cichlid juveniles in surrounding tributaries, indicating successful establishment and naturalisation of the species in Australia for the first time (Holmes et al 2020).
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