Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys sp.
Pterygoplichthys sp.
(sailfin armored catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614622
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityBig Tujunga Wash, ponds just downstream of 210 Fwy
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLos Angeles
HUC8 Number18070105
HUC10 NameBig Tujunga Creek
HUC10 Number1807010501
HUC12 NameLower Big Tujunga Creek
HUC12 Number180701050105
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month2
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20840
Author:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalLos Angeles County Natural History Museum ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberLACM 56272.001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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