Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45473
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateVA
CountySurry
LocalityJames River, lower section, near Surry
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number02080206
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1552
Author:Burkhead, N.M, R.E. Jenkins, and E.G. Maurakis
Date:1980
Title:New records, distribution and diagnostic characters of Virginia ictalurid catfishes with an adnexed adipose fin.
Journal:Brimleyana
Volume:4
Pages:75-93
Commentstemporary holding pond washed out during a flood
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked50


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2022].

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