Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280997
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityBayboro Harbor, behind FWRI in sandy beach next to USF's sailing club near freshwater sewage pipe.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameAlligator Creek-Salt Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020606
HUC12 NameLake Maggiore
HUC12 Number031002060604
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24015
Date:2011
Title:Collection records of Clarias batrachus. Downloaded from FishNet2 on 30 Jan 2012.
Commentsgonads appear resting, large fat deposit in abdominal cavity, fish was injured and was swimming slowly on surface, heavy rain previous 4 days, most likely from creek next to Tropicana Field
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Museum Cat NumberFSBC 19653
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Size392 mm TL
Number Preserved1
Number of Females1


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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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