Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236215
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Osborne
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameLake Ozborne
HUC10 Number0309020610
HUC12 NameLake Ozborne
HUC12 Number030902061001
Map
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Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18650
Author:Gestring, K.B., P.L. Shafland, M.S. Stanford.
Date:2003
Title:Annual Progress Report For Metropolitan Southeast Florida Canal Fisheries and Recently Introduced Exotic Fishes, 2002-2003.
Publisher:Florida Freshwater Fish and Game Commission.
Pages:22 pp
Reference 2
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
CommentsInternational Game Fish Association all-tackle world record.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size827 mm TL; 5.24 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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