Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
Pterygoplichthys anisitsi
(ParanĂ¡ Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43653
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciesanisitsi
Common NameParaná Sailfin Catfish
StateTX
LocalityGalveston Bay basin, near Houston
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentssee Nonindigenous Fishes book
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUF Museum
Museum Cat NumberUF uncatalogued
VerifierJohn Armbruster
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/15/2019].

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