NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin catfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID288739
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin catfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityHornsby Spring, at Camp Kulaqua near High Springs
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number3110206
Map
Collection Day23
Collection Month11
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
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2014].

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