Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID290844
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyPasco
LocalityPort Richey, drainage canal near US 19.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
HUC10 NameWeeki Wachi River-Double Hammock Creek Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020703
HUC12 NameLighter Bayou-Double Hammock Creek Frontal
HUC12 Number031002070307
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsFish (15-20 at a time) observed in drainage canal and retention ponds in the area.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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