Post date: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 00:10
Updated date: 2/6/17

 

This large cichlid is native to South America, but was introduced into south Florida to control the population of other exotic cichlids.  Fierce fighters, these fish are a tough customer on any tackle.

 

 

Range Map

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Moose439


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