Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
(Orinoco Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281059
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesmultiradiatus
Common NameOrinoco Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityTurnpike Canal (E-2W)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020611
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24037
Author:Gestring, K.B., P.L. Shafland, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2010
Title:Status of the exotic Orinoco sailfin catfish (Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus) in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:73
Issue:2
Pages:122-137
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2020].

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