Specimen Information

Hypostomus sp.
Hypostomus sp.
(suckermouth catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278777
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciessp.
Common Namesuckermouth catfish
StateFL
CountyMartin
LocalitySt. Lucie Lock and Dam [USACE structure]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameSouth Fork of the St. Lucie River-Indian River
HUC10 Number0309020605
HUC12 NameSouth Fork of the St. Lucie River
HUC12 Number030902060502
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month3
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
CommentsIt was not caught on hook but was tangled in line. The people who caught it brought it to us, the Florida Oceanographic Society for identification. We currently still have the specimen alive [as of 3-2-99].
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2020].

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