Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288404
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
LocalityApproximately 1504 29th Ave, in ditches near roundabout
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameSt. Sebastian River-Vero Beach Main Canal Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020303
HUC12 NameVero Beach Main Canal
HUC12 Number030802030306
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsEDDMapS record = 2418725. "At 8:00pm and at 11:00pm. At 29th/15th street roundabout, northeast and northwest corner. Three were crossing the road after the rain at 8:00pm. Two were about one and 1/2 feet long. One was about one foot long. At 11:00pm I took two confirming pictures of a one foot fish in the ditch."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size1-1.5 ft
Photo
Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus


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