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CAAB: 37371009

Species Amphilophus labiatus (Günther, 1864)

Red Devil


Generic Combinations




Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Ross River, Townsville (ca. 19°18'S), Hinze Dam, Gold Coast hinterland (28°03'S, 153°17'E) and possibly near Port Douglas (16°29'S), QLD, also Hazelwood power station, Eel Hole Creek, Latrobe River, VIC (38°18'S, 146°23'E); tropical

Introduced from Central America via aquarium trade.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld, Vic: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

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Ecological Descriptors


Extra Ecological Information

Population in Victoria survives in ponds heated by discharge from Hazelwood power station.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
LABROIDEI 08-Oct-2015 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)