Specimen Information

Pterygoplichthys pardalis
Pterygoplichthys pardalis
(Amazon Sailfin Catfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID614626
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciespardalis
Common NameAmazon Sailfin Catfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityDitches among sugar cane, Belle Glade, FL about 5 km NW of the intersection of US 98 & CR 880
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month1
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 182442
VerifierRobins, R.H.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2021].

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