Pterygoplichthys sp.
Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin armored catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2535
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionStable isotope signatures of P. “disjunctivus” from Wekiva Springs, Florida were consistent with reliance on periphyton and detritus as primary resources. Feeding at a lower trophic level, there is no apparent direct competition with native fish species.
Reference33740
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2022].

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