Specimen Information

Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID258522
GroupFishes
GenusChitala
Speciesornata
Common NameClown Knifefish
StateMO
CountySt. Louis
LocalityJanuary-Wabash Park in Ferguson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameJudys Branch-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010104
HUC12 NameMaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010401
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphoto
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordstate
Disposalfound dead
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~18 in.
Photo
Chitala ornata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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