Specimen Information

Polypterus delhezi
Polypterus delhezi
(barred bichir)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID154430
GroupFishes
GenusPolypterus
Speciesdelhezi
Common Namebarred bichir
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityCypress Canal (C-14) near Coral Springs Drive and Southgate Blvd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNew River Canal
HUC10 Number0309020612
HUC12 NameCypress Creek Canal
HUC12 Number030902061201
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month2
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15920
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:3
Pages:220-245
Commentshave not heard of any more collected as of 2011
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 148738
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Size100 mm
Number Preserved1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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