Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys sp.
Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin armored catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1651378
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateSC
CountyLexington
LocalityLake Murray, near Pine Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaluda
HUC8 Number03050109
HUC10 NameLake Murray-Saluda River
HUC10 Number0305010913
HUC12 NameLower Lake Murray-Saluda River
HUC12 Number030501091311
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypeSpecimen
VerifierM. Neilson (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2020].

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