Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID849008
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityLake Pleasant [just N of Glendale]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAqua Fria
HUC8 Number15070102
HUC10 NameAgua Fria River-Lake Pleasant
HUC10 Number1507010205
HUC12 NameAgua Fria River-Lake Pleasant (Local Drainage)
HUC12 Number150701020514
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27254
Author:Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Date:2013
Title:Arizona becoming destination for monster flathead catfish.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27255
Author:Arizona Game and Fish Department
Date:2013
Title:Fishing report, June 27
Commentsphoto taken but no capable scale was available so fish was released in good condition.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size60-70 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2022].

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