Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID281259
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyDeSoto
LocalityPeace River, sandbar in river north of Peace River Heights ~ 2 river miles downstream of CR 761 bridge.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameJoshua Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010109
HUC12 NameLettuce Lake
HUC12 Number031001010907
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1978
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 173433
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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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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