Specimen Information

Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID550672
GroupFishes
GenusClarias
Speciesbatrachus
Common NameWalking Catfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
LocalityVero Beach, Leon Ave., collected in a suburban backyard, adjacent to a drainage ditch.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameFort Pierce Inlet-Indian River
HUC10 Number0308020302
HUC12 NameFort Pierce Inlet-Indian River
HUC12 Number030802030203
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25960
Author:Harvard University
Date:2013
Title:Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100
Publisher:Harvard University
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMuseum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection
Museum Cat NumberMCZ 63073
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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