Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238358
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyHardee
LocalityHorse Creek in Desoto and Hardee Counties, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameHorse Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010108
HUC12 NameMiddle Horse Creek
HUC12 Number031001010805
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16077
Author:Robbins, K.M., K.R. Campbell, and D.J. Durbin
Date:2007
Title:The prescence of exotic fish species in Horse Creek, Desoto and Hardee Counties, Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:70
Issue:Supplement 1
Pages:22
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26571
Author:Robbins, K.M.N, and D.J. Durbin
Date:2007
Title:Horse Creek Stewardship Program 2005 annual report.
Publisher:Biological Research Associates
CommentsSampling in Horse Creek took place from 2003-2006. Originally identified as Hypostomus plecostomus (see ref 26571)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2021].

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