Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys pardalis
Pterygoplichthys pardalis
(Amazon Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254381
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciespardalis
Common NameAmazon Sailfin Catfish
StatePR
CountyAnasco
LocalityAnasco River [where the river flows into the ocean, in Anasco]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 Number2101000302
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsOne specimen observed on the beach and another in brackish water.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected2
Size10 inches, 15 inches long


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/8/2022].

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