NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645664
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin catfish
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityGriff Creek, near Kings Beach Fire Station
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
Map
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26947
Author:Segale, H.
Date:2014
Title:Non-native fish found at Lake Tahoe
CommentsFound dead in creek
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2014].

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