Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5504
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionClarias batrachus enter aquaculture ponds and eat the stocked fish. Some aquaculturists have built fences around their aquaculture ponds to prevent Clarias batrachus from entering them.
Reference166
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationTampa Bay area

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2024].

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