Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID261221
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateCO
CountyCostilla
LocalitySmith Lake (Reservoir), 4 mi S of Blanca
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlamosa-Trinchera
HUC8 Number13010002
HUC10 NameTrinchera Creek-Sangre de Cristo Creek
HUC10 Number1301000206
HUC12 NameSmith Reservoir
HUC12 Number130100020607
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos of dried dead specimen
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierP. Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~12"
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/17/2019].

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