Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165174
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyOsceola
LocalityLake Marian
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameLake Marian
HUC10 Number0309010110
HUC12 NameLake Marian
HUC12 Number030901011001
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month4
Collection Year1997
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
Commentsreports of hundreds of "plecos" in late 1990s
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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