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CAAB: 37371006

Species Andinoacara pulcher (Gill, 1858)

Blue Acara

Compiler and date details

13 May 2012 - Dianne J. Bray


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Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Creeks in Brisbane (27°28'S), and the Leslie Dam (28°14'S, 151°55'E), southeast QLD, and Hazelwood power station cooling ponds, Morwell, VIC (38°18'S, 146°22'E); tropical.

Introduced from South America via aquarium trade.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld, Vic: South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ)

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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 01-Jun-2012 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)