Re: NANFA-- TFH photos and soapbox

Mysteryman (
Fri, 27 Jun 2003 13:32:32 -0700

> Since we are on the subject of non-native fish, I have a question. Is the
> Peacock Bass (Cichla ocellaris) native to Florida and Texas? I know that you
> can catch them in both places, but I believe they are indigenous to South
> America Aren't they?

Yes, they're South Americans, purposefully introduced to Florida and
texas as sportfish. Deplorable.
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