Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID293385
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StatePA
CountyMontour
LocalitySusquehanna River at Danville, rkm 198
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameLower Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205010710
HUC12 NameLogan Run
HUC12 Number020501071003
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15629
Author:Brown, J.J., J. Perillo, T.J. Kwak, and R.J. Horwitz
Date:2005
Title:Implications of Pylodictis olivaris (flathead catfish) introduction into the Delaware and Susquehanna drainages.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:12
Issue:4
Pages:473-484
Comments29 flathead catfish were reported caught in 2002, 2003, and 2004 from the Holtwood Dam pool (rkm 39) to Danville, PA (rkm 198). These fish ranged in length from approximately 250-750 mm TL.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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