Specimen Information

Pylodictis olivaris
Pylodictis olivaris
(Flathead Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID877946
GroupFishes
GenusPylodictis
Speciesolivaris
Common NameFlathead Catfish
StateFL
CountyPolk
LocalityLake Beulah in Lakeland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number03100205
HUC10 NameItchepackesassa Creek
HUC10 Number0310020501
HUC12 NameWiggins Prairie
HUC12 Number031002050101
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27962
Author:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.
Date:1980
Title:Flathead catfish investigations. Annual Progress Report for FY 1979/1980.
Publisher:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
Pages:5-1
Reference 2
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
Commentsonly two were later recovered; Baker - stocked in ponds around the state in the 1960s; they can survive and grow as far south as Lakeland
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked20


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