Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457509
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyLee
LocalityFlorida Power and Light Company generating plant near Fort Myers
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCaloosahatchee
HUC8 Number03090205
HUC10 NameLower Caloosahatchee River Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020506
HUC12 NameOrange River
HUC12 Number030902050605
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released 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
CommentsIn 1977, "numerous specimens" were observed migrating overland in the area
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1


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