Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys pardalis
Pterygoplichthys pardalis
(Amazon Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID237614
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciespardalis
Common NameAmazon Sailfin Catfish
StatePR
CountySan Juan
LocalityLoiza River, east of San Juan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000504
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month2
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSmithosonian National Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 325580
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2021].

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