Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys sp.
Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin armored catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID269065
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityEverglades National Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020213
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19144
Author:Kline, Jeffrey.
Date:2009
Title:Everglades National Park - Freshwater Aquatics Monitoring.
Publisher:2009 Everglades Invasive Species Summit
CommentsSpecimen not identified to species. Thought to be the first collection in the Everglades National Park for this species.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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