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Geophagus surinamensis introduced to United States of America from South America
Date of introduction: 1982
Scientific Reference not available from ASFIS Standard List.
Introduction Profile
Introducer : Unknown
Reasons of Introduction : 1) ornamental
Introduction Features
Status of the introduced species in the wild : Established
The introduced species is established through : Natural reproduction
Aquaculture use : No Data
Reproduction in Aquaculture : No Data
Ecological effects : Unknown
Type of Ecological effects : No Data
Socioeconomic effects : Unknown
Type of Socioeconomic effects : No Data
Source of data : Questionnaire
Welcomme, RL,  .  .  FAO Fish Tech Pap, No 294, 318 p. (.) 
Unknown Reference
Reeve M.BaileyThe University of Michigan, Division of FishesAnn Arbor, MI, USA 48109-1079United States of America
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