Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1398129
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityC-9 Snake Creek Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameSnake Creek Canal
HUC12 Number030902061401
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsFish was caught on a 6wt fly rod with 12lb tippet while fishing for peacock bass and tarpon. Fish ate a white and chartreuse clouser fly.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalreleased
VerifierJacob Kline
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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