Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
(ParanĂ¡ Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID263306
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesanisitsi
Common NameParaná Sailfin Catfish
StateTX
CountyWillacy
LocalityWillacy Canal, on each side of HWY 186, 5 miles west of Raymondville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Laguna Madre
HUC8 Number12110208
HUC10 NameWest Main Drain-Laguna Madre
HUC10 Number1211020804
HUC12 NameWest Main Drain-Laguna Madre
HUC12 Number121102080400
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. This canal carries water from the Rio Grande north to Delta Lake for irrigation.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2020].

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