Specimen Information

Polyodon spathula
Polyodon spathula
(Paddlefish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32519
GroupFishes
GenusPolyodon
Speciesspathula
Common NamePaddlefish
StateGA
CountyBaker
LocalityFlint River above Newton, GA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Flint
HUC8 Number03130008
HUC10 NameDry Creek-Flint River
HUC10 Number0313000801
HUC12 NameCassidy Pond-Flint River
HUC12 Number031300080107
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month7
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Commentsescaped fish farm during Tropical Storm Alberto; some collected
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked1200
Size10-15


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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