Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID166605
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StatePA
CountyMontgomery
LocalitySchuylkill River at Rkm 41, 2.5km upstream of the Norristown Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameLower Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020310
HUC12 NameMingo Creek-Schuylkill River
HUC12 Number020402031006
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally | accidental | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15629
Author:Brown, J.J., J. Perillo, T.J. Kwak, and R.J. Horwitz
Date:2005
Title:Implications of Pylodictis olivaris (flathead catfish) introduction into the Delaware and Susquehanna drainages.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:12
Issue:4
Pages:473-484
Commentscollected 3 flathead catfish, observed one other not captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
SizeTL= 300, 375, 825mm


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