NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID280068
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Osborne; dead end canal leading to picnic area of John Prince Park.
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Map
Collection Day7
Collection Month11
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 120072
VerifierNico, L.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2014].

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