Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
(Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31286
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesdisjunctivus
Common NameVermiculated Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalitySix Mile Creek at HWY. 301 bridge, just east of Tampa
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsoriginally identified as Hypostomus plecostomus
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalETOH/NFRC-G
Museum Cat NumberFAU 71-55
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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