Specimen Information

Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
(redtail catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242887
GroupFishes
GenusPhractocephalus
Specieshemioliopterus
Common Nameredtail catfish
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalitySt. Andrew's Marina, Panama City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
HUC10 NameSt. Andrews Bay
HUC10 Number0314010111
HUC12 NameSt. Andrews Bay
HUC12 Number031401011100
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17323
Author:Animal Rights Foundation of Florida.
Date:2008
Title:Exotic "Pet" Incidents in Florida.
Publisher:Animal Rights Foundation of Florida.
Issue:updated 2/13/08
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17324
Author:Bridges, T.
Date:2007
Title:Fish out of water: South American native found in Bay likely an improperly disposed of pet.
Publisher:RedOrbit
Volume:2007
Issue:September 28
Commentsfound dead (in salt water). No specimen was ever delivered to FLMNH per R. Robins, April 2009.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalunknown
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size18 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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