Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457466
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityManatee County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NamePeace-Tampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100000
Map
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Collection Month7
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
Comments"Numerous individuals" seen in Bradenton and Sarasota
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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