Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236213
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Mangonia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameEarman River-Boynton Inlet Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020608
HUC12 NameLake Mangonia
HUC12 Number030902060802
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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
Commentsnorthern extent
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2020].

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