Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281184
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityNatural Lake in NE Avon Park Air Force Range, access via North Fence East Road.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month2
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24488
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Date:2012
Title:Specimen information for Clarias holdings from UF ichthyology collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 30 January 2012.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 101968
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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