Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281238
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityTurner River canal in Big Cypress National Preserve along Hwy 839, 7 miles N of Wagon Wheel Rd. intersection
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC10 Number0309020410
HUC12 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC12 Number030902041000
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month1
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
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
Museum Cat NumberUF 104044
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2021].

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