Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID262243
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateNC
LocalityTar River (lower portion)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Tar
HUC8 Number03020103
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Commentsmid 1990s; Date of estimated occurrence based on communications with other biologists and age structure of the populations. Either from illegal stocking or migration from the Cape Fear.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/20/2022].

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