Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238699
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateGA
LocalitySatilla River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number03070201
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16142
Date:2007
Title:Biologists remove catfish from Ga. river.
Publisher:The Florida Times-Union.
Volume:2007
Issue:May, 15
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16157
Author:Morrison, M.
Date:2007
Title:Voracious catfish will be stunned and then removed from Satilla River.
Journal:Times-Union
Publisher:Jacksonvillecom.
Issue:March 13, 2007
Reference 3
Ref. Number:17293
Author:Morrison, M.
Date:2007
Title:DNR is Fishing for Flatheads in the Satilla.
Publisher:The Times-Union
Issue:August 19, 2007
CommentsNewspaper articles about an eradication program funded in 2006 to remove flathead catfish from Satilla River. A three member crew go out 3-4 times per week (from April-October), electroshock the river and remove the flathead catfish. The third article updates the progress of the program. 4399 fish removed in 2007.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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