Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID295413
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateAZ
CountyGila
LocalitySan Carlos Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Gila-San Carlos Reservoir
HUC8 Number15040005
HUC10 NameSalt Creek-Gila River
HUC10 Number1504000510
HUC12 NameWillow Spring Canyon-Gila River
HUC12 Number150400051010
Map
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Collection Year1949
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25703
Author:Arizona Game and Fish.
Date:2010
Title:Catfish.
CommentsFlathead Catfish were introduced to Arizona in the 1940's - likely in San Carlos Reservoir on the Gila River. First specimen collected from the Gila River (in NM) was in 1949
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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