Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658248
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityArthur R Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierR. Olson (USFWS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/18/2022].

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