Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28957
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateCA
LocalitySalton Sea drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:126
Author:Botroff, L., J.A. St. Amant, and W. Parker
Date:1969
Title:Addition of Pylodictus olivaris to the California fauna.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:55
Issue:1
Pages:90
CommentsStocked in the lower Colorado River in 1962. They have since spread into the canals of the Imperial Valley.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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