NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps
(leopard pleco)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID288689
GroupFishes
GenusGlyptoperichthys
Speciesgibbiceps
Common Nameleopard pleco
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityPoe Spring, at Poe Springs County Park near High Springs
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number3110206
Map
Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24838
Author:Nico, L.G., P.L. Butt, G.R. Johnston, H.L. Jelks, M. Kail, and S.J. Walsh.
Date:2012
Title:Discovery of South American suckermouth armored catfishes (Loricariidae, Pterygoplichthys spp.) in the Santa Fe River drainage, Suwanee River basin, USA.
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:1
Issue:3
Pages:179-200
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 184196
VerifierNico, L.G.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size270 mm TL, 198 mm SL, 189 g
No Preserved1
No_females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2014].

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