Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1186877
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateWY
CountyConverse
LocalityNorth Platte River below Glenrock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle North Platte-Casper
HUC8 Number10180007
HUC10 NameSand Creek-North Platte River
HUC10 Number1018000713
HUC12 NameLittle Sand Creek-North Platte River
HUC12 Number101800071308
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28311
Author:Anonymous
Date:2004
Title:Glenrock angler shatters flathead catfish record.
CommentsIn 1993, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission salvaged 133 8- to16-inch flatheads from irrigation canals and donated them to the G&F for release in the North Platte River below Glenrock. Some Nebraska flatheads were also stocked near Torrington.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked<133
Year Class8-16 in.


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