Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31686
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyBrevard
Locality9582 Fleming Grant Road, Micco. Small pond about 75 m from St. Sebastian River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
Map
+
Collection Day27
Collection Month12
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsfed by artesian well. Fish were cold-stunned but not dead in bottom of pond.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.