Specimen Information

Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus plecostomus
(Suckermouth Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43815
GroupFishes
GenusHypostomus
Speciesplecostomus
Common NameSuckermouth Catfish
StateTX
CountyComal
LocalityComal Springs [in New Braunfels]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100202
HUC10 NameComal River-Guadalupe River
HUC10 Number1210020201
HUC12 NameDry Comal River-Guadalupe River
HUC12 Number121002020106
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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