Specimen Information

Oxydoras niger
Oxydoras niger
(ripsaw catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31702
GroupFishes
GenusOxydoras
Speciesniger
Common Nameripsaw catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBiscayne Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020617
HUC12 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC12 Number030902061700
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1866
Author:Anonymous
Date:1980
Title:Fisherman finds rare catfish.
Publisher:Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, FL
Issue:October 31
Pages:5B
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 3
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
Commentssee book (Fuller et al.) for locality info.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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