Bass, Butterfly Peacock

Details

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Scientific Name:
Cichla ocellaris
Water Type:
Freshwater
Fight Rating:
Normal Pointer
Description:

The Peacock Bass has three vertical stripes on their bodies and a spot on their tail fins that resembles the eyes on a peacock's tail feathers -- a feature which resulted in their English and Spanish common names. In addition, all adult males have a pronounced hump on their foreheads. Other physical traits can vary greatly depending on the species, individual and stage of development. These include but are not limited to: dark rosettes instead of stripes, light speckles, impressive shades of bright green, orange, blue and gold. The stripes, however, tend to fade in late adulthood.

Fishing Spots

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Black Creek Creek (Freshwater)

Cutler Ridge, FL
United States United States
9 16 2
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Black Creek Canals Lake (Freshwater)

Perrine, FL
United States United States
8 16 4
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Broward County Canals Canal (Freshwater)

Plantation, FL
United States United States
2 14 32 8
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C.B. Smith Park Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Pembroke Pines, FL
United States United States
4 21 4
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Cutler Drain Canals Canal (Freshwater)

Kendall, FL
United States United States
6 14 2
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Debert River River

Debert, NS
Canada Canada
2 2
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Igapo Acu Basin Basin (Freshwater)

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
13 2 1 2
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Lake Apopka Lake (Freshwater)

Oakland, FL
United States United States
8 7 4
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Miami Airport Lakes & Canals Lake (Freshwater)

Miami, FL
United States United States
4 7 17 2
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Miami-Dade Canals Canal (Freshwater)

Miami, FL
United States United States
25 8 27 2
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Rio Cuiuni -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
6 1 2
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Rio Negro -- Unknown --

Manaus, AM
Brazil Brazil
20 6 1 5 4
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Rio Ventuari -- Unknown --

Esmeralda, AM
Venezuela Venezuela
8 2
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Southeast Florida Canals Canal (Freshwater)

Clewiston, FL
United States United States
2 17 7 4
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Travessao River -- Unknown --

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Brazil Brazil
4 6 1 4
101

Wilson Lake Lake (Freshwater)

Honolulu, HI
United States United States
10 1 2 5

Guides

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Garland, TX, United States United States
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Manaka Amazonia Jungle Lodge

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River Plate Amazon Outfitters

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Manaus, AM, Brazil Brazil
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Malakoff, TX, United States United States
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South Florida Fishing Adventures

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Davie, FL, United States United States
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The Detail Company

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Tournaments

There are no tournaments specified for this fish.