Specimen Information

Anabas testudineus
Anabas testudineus
(climbing perch)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31780
GroupFishes
GenusAnabas
Speciestestudineus
Common Nameclimbing perch
StateFL
CountyManatee
Localitynorthwestern part of Manatee County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameManatee
HUC8 Number03100202
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
CommentsEstablished for years. Very limited distribution, represented by small unstable populations. Extirpated by 1979
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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