Specimen Information

Ancistrus sp.
Ancistrus sp.
(bristlenosed catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165551
GroupFishes
GenusAncistrus
Speciessp.
Common Namebristlenosed catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityTamiami canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020213
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15920
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:3
Pages:220-245
Commentsone or two bristlenosed catfish (Ancistrus sp.) have been collected from the same area of Tamiami Canal 4-5 times since January 2001. A total of 10 bristlenosed catfish (150-215 mm TL) have been collected, including four as recently as June 2005.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/25/2020].

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