Specimen Information

Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps
Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps
(leopard pleco)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288689
GroupFishes
GenusGlyptoperichthys
Speciesgibbiceps
Common Nameleopard pleco
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityPoe Spring, at Poe Springs County Park near High Springs
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameLilly Spring
HUC12 Number031102060505
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24838
Author:Nico, L.G., P.L. Butt, G.R. Johnston, H.L. Jelks, M. Kail, and S.J. Walsh
Date:2012
Title:Discovery of South American suckermouth armored catfishes (Loricariidae, Pterygoplichthys spp.) in the Santa Fe River drainage, Suwannee River basin, USA.
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:1
Issue:3
Pages:179-200
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 184196
VerifierNico, L.G.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size270 mm TL, 198 mm SL, 189 g
Number Preserved1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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