Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
(Orinoco Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID267654
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesmultiradiatus
Common NameOrinoco Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBanana Patch to Rookery Branch: RB9, Everglades National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEverglades National Park
HUC10 Number0309020213
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park
HUC12 Number030902021300
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDead fish observed during an historic cold snap in South Florida, Jan 2010.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/3/2022].

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