NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID288787
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLas Vegas Wash, at Clark County Wetlands Park near Las Vegas.
HUC8 NameLas Vegas Wash
HUC8 Number15010015
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSeveral fish, 12-18 inches long, on riprap bottom in shallows near bank of stream. Easily photographed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2014].

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