Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
(ParanĂ¡ Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164676
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesanisitsi
Common NameParaná Sailfin Catfish
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityBrays Bayou, a tributary of Buffalo Bayou in the south Houston area ca. 5 km north of the Sims Bayou site
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameBuffalo Bayou-San Jacinto River
HUC10 Number1204010407
HUC12 NameVince Bayou-Buffalo Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040703
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month3
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13562
Author:Nico, L.G., and R.T. Martin
Date:2001
Title:The South American suckermouth armored catfish, Pterygoplichthys anisitsi (Pisces: Loricariidae), in Texas, with comments on foreign fish introductions in the American Southwest.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:46
Issue:1
Pages:98-104
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactestablished and reproducing


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/23/2019].

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