Specimen Information

Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus plecostomus
(Suckermouth Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288613
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciesplecostomus
Common NameSuckermouth Catfish
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalitySix Mile Creek, east of Tampa at SR 574A [=SR 574/MLK Jr. Blvd]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameLower Hillsborough River-Delaney Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020603
HUC12 NamePalm River
HUC12 Number031002060301
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24835
Author:Anonymous
Date:2013
Title:Collection records of Hypostomus in U.S. museum collections. Downloaded from FishNet on 22 April 2013. Updated dataset downloaded on 17 September 2013
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20883
Author:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Date:2011
Title:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Museum Cat NumberANSP 140512
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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