Specimen Information

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
(iridescent shark)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1421524
GroupFishes
GenusPangasianodon
Specieshypophthalmus
Common Nameiridescent shark
StateIL
CountyLaSalle
LocalityIllinois River, Sheehan Island near Naplate
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
HUC12 Number071300010201
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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