Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID849041
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateFL
CountyEscambia-Santa Rosa
LocalityEscambia River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEscambia
HUC8 Number03140305
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:404
Author:Baker, B.
Date:1993
Title:Flatheads come to Florida.
Journal:Florida Game and Fish
Volume:1993
Issue:June
Pages:28-31,60-1
Commentsprobably introduced in the late 1970s or early 1980s
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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