NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Phractocephalus hemiliopterus x Pseudoplatystoma sp.
(Pimelodid hybrid catfish)
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID645208
Specieshemiliopterus x Pseudoplatystoma sp.
Common NamePimelodid hybrid catfish
CountySte. Genevieve
LocalityMississippi River [near town of Ste. Genevieve]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number7140101
Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsCaught live. Identification is not a certainty, this a hybrid cross in the aquarium trade.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierM. Sabaj Perez, ANSP
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2015]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/7/2015].

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