Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID295639
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StatePA
CountyNorthumberland
LocalitySusquehanna River at Sunbury
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Penns
HUC8 Number02050301
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030110
HUC12 NameHallowing Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503011001
Map
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Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
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
CommentsReports by anglers to PAFBC from 2002-2004; 29 flathead catfish were reported caught in 2002, 2003, and 2004 from the Holtwood Dam pool (rkm 39) to Danville, PA (rkm 198). Mapped several points in between to indicate entire stretch.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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