Specimen Information

Polyodon spathula
Polyodon spathula
(Paddlefish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32521
GroupFishes
GenusPolyodon
Speciesspathula
Common NamePaddlefish
StateGA
CountyDecatur
LocalityLake Seminole
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Flint
HUC8 Number03130008
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Commentsescaped fish farm during Tropical Storm Alberto; some collected
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1-2


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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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