NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID281238
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityTurner River canal in Big Cypress National Preserve along Hwy 839, 7 miles N of Wagon Wheel Rd. intersection
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number3090204
Map
Collection Day18
Collection Month1
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
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.
Date:2012
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 104044
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2014].

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