Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645664
GroupFishes
GenusPterygoplichthys
Speciessp.
Common Namesailfin armored catfish
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityGriff Creek, near Kings Beach Fire Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
HUC10 NameThird Creek-Frontal Lake Tahoe
HUC10 Number1605010101
HUC12 NameBurton Creek-Frontal Lake Tahoe
HUC12 Number160501010101
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26947
Author:Segale, H.
Date:2014
Title:Non-native fish found at Lake Tahoe
CommentsFound dead in creek
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/18/2017].

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