Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238998
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateGA
LocalityAltamaha River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAltamaha
HUC8 Number03070106
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16349
Author:Thomas, M.E.
Date:1993
Title:Monitoring the effects of introduced flathead catfish on sport fish populations in the Altamaha River, Georgia.
Journal:Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Volume:47
Pages:531-538
CommentsMultiple year study from 1988 to 1992.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3043
Specimen ImpactRedbreast Sunfish catch rates significantly declined in both electrofishing samples and creel surveys taken from 1988 to 1992


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