Specimen Information

Hoplias malabaricus
Hoplias malabaricus
(trahira)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31627
GroupFishes
GenusHoplias
Speciesmalabaricus
Common Nametrahira
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Localitypond 1.9 km south of Little Manatee River off US 301; same pool that was poisoned in 1975 for Hoplias malabaricus
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Manatee
HUC8 Number03100203
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month1
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
CommentsMoody writes that these are the firs records since late 1975-early 1976. It will be spring before effect of cold temperatures on population is known
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUSF
VerifierU of South FL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size165; 337 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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