NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hypostomus sp.
(suckermouth catfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID31597
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciessp.
Common Namesuckermouth catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityCoral Gables canal at Red Road
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
Map
Collection Day22
Collection Month7
Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24835
Author:Anonymous.
Date:2013
Title:Collection records of Hypostomus in U.S. museum collections. Downloaded from FishNet on 22 April 2013. Updated dataset downloaded on 17 September 2013
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
CommentsIn 1983 Courtenay reviewed records of loricariid catfishes from southeastern FL. Found only this one specimen from the genus Hypostomus. All others are Pterygoplichthys sp. Formerly double cataloged as UF 208158.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 98938
VerifierCourtenay, W.
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved1


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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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