Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31682
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
Localityditch leading to the Indian River Lagoon. North Winter Beach Road about 200 m east of US1
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsFish were seen crosssing North Winter Beach Road about 200 m east of US1 following a heavy rain.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierD. Scott Taylor, Env. Resource Specialist
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2022].

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