Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457461
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade/Monroe
LocalityEverglades National Park- road culverts along main road south to Sweet Bay Pond, the rocky gladelands between Taylor and Shark Sloughs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020213
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:167
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr.
Date:1978
Title:Additional range expansion in Florida of the introduced walking catfish
Journal:Environmental Conservation
Volume:5
Issue:4
Pages:273-275
CommentsFound in both Shark and Taylor slough in canals and culverts; As of publication time, species was not present in "major undisturbed habitats of the Everglades National Park"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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