Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1524243
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localityirrigation canal near Homestead raceway, SW 320th St and SW 132nd Ave
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameMowery Canal
HUC12 Number030902061605
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month11
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32291
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2018
Title:Fish slam data in south Florida Fall 2018, November 6-7.
Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/2/2020].

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