Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys pardalis
Pterygoplichthys pardalis
(Amazon Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614624
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciespardalis
Common NameAmazon Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
Locality[Alafia River, ca. 157 m upstream of Alafia Cove Dr, Riverview, FL]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlafia
HUC8 Number03100204
HUC10 NameAlafia River
HUC10 Number0310020403
HUC12 NameAlafia River
HUC12 Number031002040306
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month12
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25080
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Date:2012
Title:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ichthyology collection database.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberFSBC 19511
VerifierThomson, A.W.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size56 mm SL
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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