Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
(Orinoco Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31514
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesmultiradiatus
Common NameOrinoco Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitycanals in Opalocka
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsEstimated population was 35. Courtenay has collected single individuals of this genus from Dad County canal since 1971.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPaul Shafland
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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