Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658249
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Okeechobee, South Bay, 2nd dynamite hole
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
HUC10 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC10 Number0309020102
HUC12 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC12 Number030902010200
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierK. Gestring (Florida FWC)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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