Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID160057
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateNJ
CountyMercer
LocalityDelaware and Raritan Canal near Lambertville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameLower Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010509
HUC12 NamePidcock Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401050909
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13998
Author:Bauers, S.
Date:2004
Title:Officials confirm N.J. catch was dreaded flathead.
Publisher:The Philadelphia Inquirer
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25221
Author:State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection
Date:2004
Title:DEP advises anglers to be aware of invasive species of catfish
Publisher:State of New Jersey Department of Enviromental Protection
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierNew Jersey officials
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9.5 inches


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