Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457469
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateAL
CountyMobile
LocalityRabbit Creek near the mouth, Dog River watershed
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMobile Bay
HUC8 Number03160205
HUC10 NameHalls Mill Creek
HUC10 Number0316020501
HUC12 NameLower Dog River
HUC12 Number031602050103
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29260
Author:Godwin, J.C., D.A. Steen, D. Werneke, and J.W. Armbruster.
Date:2016
Title:Two Significant Records of Exotic Tropical Freshwater Fishes in Southern Alabama
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:15
Issue:4
Pages:N57-N60
CommentsEggs inside body cavity (likely released Eggs in mouth at time of from the ovaries after death as tissue capture and exhibited deteriorated); P. disjunctivus x pardalis
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberAUM 63166
VerifierJ.W. Armbruster
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size233 mm; 215.7 g
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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