Specimen Information

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
(iridescent shark)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165557
GroupFishes
GenusPangasianodon
Specieshypophthalmus
Common Nameiridescent shark
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Localitycreek that drains into the Hillsborough River near Tampa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number03100205
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
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
CommentsOriginally identified in Shafland et al. (2008) as Platytropius siamensis, a species not seen in the wild since 1975 and is considered extinct.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size175-191 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2020].

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