Specimen Information

Hypostomus sp.
Hypostomus sp.
(suckermouth catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31857
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciessp.
Common Namesuckermouth catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityTamiami Canal along route 27
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
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
CommentsTamiami Canal in connected to Sanpper Creek (the possible source of the fish) southwest of Miami International Airport. more than one species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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