Specimen Information

Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus plecostomus
(Suckermouth Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164818
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciesplecostomus
Common NameSuckermouth Catfish
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityWhite Oak Bayou, in the fully concreted section, below the flow restriction device upstream from North Houston Rosslyn Rd. in northwest Houston, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameWhiteoak Bayou-Buffalo Bayou
HUC10 Number1204010403
HUC12 NameLittle Whiteoak Bayou-Whiteoak Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040304
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size10-12 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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