Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457463
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyDeSoto
Localitylower Peace River in SW De Soto County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
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
CommentsCaught by commercial fishermen
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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