Specimen Information

Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus plecostomus
(Suckermouth Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31861
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciesplecostomus
Common NameSuckermouth Catfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localityrockpit west of Miami
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:178
Author:Rivas, L.R.
Date:1965
Title:Florida freshwater fishes and conservation.
Journal:Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:28
Pages:255-258
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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