Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165172
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
LocalityLake Okeechobee drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14814
Author:Nico, L.G.
Date:2005
Title:Changes in the fish fauna of the Kissimmee River Basin, peninsular Florida: nonnative additions.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society.
Pages:523-556
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2021].

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