Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1340474
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateVA
Localitytidal tailwaters below Occoquan Dam (Potomac tributary)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameOccoquan River-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001008
HUC12 NameBelmont Bay-Occoquan River
HUC12 Number020700100803
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24001
Author:Starnes, W.C., J. Odenkirk, and M.J. Ashton
Date:2011
Title:Update and analysis of fish occurrences in the lower Potomac River drainage in the vicinity of Plummers Island, Maryland-Contribution XXXI to the natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland.
Journal:Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume:124
Issue:4
Pages:280-309
Commentsfirst documented in the 1990s
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/25/2019].

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