Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457510
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityBig Cypress Swamp, Alligator Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameLopez River-Lostmans River Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020411
HUC12 NameLopez River-Lostmans River Frontal
HUC12 Number030902041100
Map
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Collection Year1978
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1


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