Specimen Information

Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus plecostomus
(Suckermouth Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160055
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciesplecostomus
Common NameSuckermouth Catfish
StateTX
CountyVal Verde
LocalitySan Felipe Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameElm-Sycamore
HUC8 Number13080001
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13997
Author:Gleason, K.
Date:2004
Title:Where have all the minnows gone?.
Publisher:Del Rio News-Herald
Issue:July 18
Pages:2
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactOut competing native minnows for food. No Devils River minnows collected where they used to be abundant.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2020].

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