Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys sp.
Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin armored catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1523904
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateTX
CountyComal
LocalityFaust Street Bridge New Braunfels, TX 78130 [Guadalupe River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100202
HUC10 NameComal River-Guadalupe River
HUC10 Number1210020201
HUC12 NameLong Creek-Guadalupe River
HUC12 Number121002020107
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day8
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2019
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsAt least 17 individuals could be positively counted from the photo. The individual count is likely greater than 17 fish, but because they were arranged in a pile they could not be accurately counted.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number5618101
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected17+


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