Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID261706
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateNC
CountyOnslow
LocalityWhite Oak River (upper), 2.1 km southeast of US 17 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWhite Oak River
HUC8 Number03020301
HUC10 NameHeadwaters White Oak River
HUC10 Number0302030101
HUC12 NameBlack Swamp Creek-White Oak River
HUC12 Number030203010106
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18733
Author:Anonymous
Date:2009
Title:Flathead catfish found in White Oak River concern biologists.
Publisher:Apex Herald
Volume:2009
Issue:June 23
Commentscollected during a fish population assessment of the river. Despite additional sampling, no others were caught.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size315 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/30/2021].

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