Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
(ParanĂ¡ Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1322294
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesanisitsi
Common NameParaná Sailfin Catfish
StateTX
CountyGalveston
LocalityClear Creek, a Galveston Bay tributary that is the border between Harris County on the north and Brazoria and Galveston counties on the south
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameClear Creek-Frontal Galveston Bay
HUC10 Number1204020401
HUC12 NameClear Creek-Frontal Galveston Bay
HUC12 Number120402040100
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29040
Author:Culbertson, J.
Date:2016
Title:Exotic fish discovered in urban bayous of Galveston Bay
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/17/2019].

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