Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288787
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLas Vegas Wash, at Clark County Wetlands Park near Las Vegas.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLas Vegas Wash
HUC8 Number15010015
HUC10 NameDuck Creek-Las Vegas Wash
HUC10 Number1501001507
HUC12 NameCity of Henderson-Las Vegas Wash
HUC12 Number150100150708
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSeveral fish, 12-18 inches long, on riprap bottom in shallows near bank of stream. Easily photographed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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