Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID300095
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateNC
LocalityNortheast Cape Fear River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNortheast Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030007
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16054
Author:Pine, W.E, III, T.J. Kwak, D.S. Waters, and J.A. Rice
Date:2005
Title:Diet selectivity of introduced flathead catfish in coastal rivers.
Journal:Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Volume:134
Pages:901-909
CommentsSampled July, August, September, and October.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected29
Sizeavg. 413 mm; 1.08 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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