NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID290844
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyPasco
LocalityPort Richey, drainage canal near US 19.
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number3100207
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsFish (15-20 at a time) observed in drainage canal and retention ponds in the area.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2014].

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