Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1545025
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyPutnam
LocalityRodman Reservoir, Boat basin of Kenwood Recreation Area boat ramp, 25.7km ENE of Citra, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NameOcklawaha Lake
HUC10 Number0308010214
HUC12 NameUpper Ocklawaha Lake
HUC12 Number030801021404
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Collection Day24
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsAn angler by the ramp walked up to FWC biologists with what ended up being a walking catfish; angler had caught two of them near the ramp. Biologists were able to collect an individual after about 30 minutes of shocking right around the ramp.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2024].

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