NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID281231
Common NameWalking Catfish
CountyPalm Beach
LocalitySmall pond, W of Atlantis, 1/4 mile N of Lantana Rd and 1/4 mile E of US 441.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24488
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Title:Specimen information for Clarias holdings from UF ichthyology collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 30 January 2012.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 176218
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved5

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2015]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/8/2015].

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