Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165181
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
LocalityLake Okeechobee
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2001
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
Commentsdead on shore from cold snap; specimens in this area may be a hybrid between P. disjunctivus and P. anisitsi
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected89


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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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