NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID280999
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
LocalitySt. Lucie River Drainage: gator hole E. of canoe launch, Savannas Preserve State Park,
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24015
Date:2011
Title:Collection records of Clarias batrachus. Downloaded from FishNet2 on 30 Jan 2012.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24369
Author:The University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2012
Title:EDDMapS database.
CommentsEDDMapS Record ID = 2689677. "Cast netted 2 individuals from a gator hole in Savvanas Preserve State Park during a fish survey. Caught these with brown hoplos. Two specimens cataloged in Yale Peabody Museum fish collection (YPM ICH 016438)."
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalYale Peabody Museum
Museum Cat NumberYPM 16438
Fresh Marine IntroMarine-Brackish
No Preserved2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2014].

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