Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Clarias batrachus listed in key words.

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24015 Database 2011. Collection records of Clarias batrachus. Downloaded from FishNet2 on 30 Jan 2012. http://www.fishnet2.net/.
20842 Database American Museum of Natural History. 2011. American Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection. American Museum of Natural History. http://entheros.amnh.org/db/emuwebamnh/index.php.
32503 Report Anonymous. 2006. Guam Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (GCWCS). Department of Agriculture, Government of Guam, Mangilao, Guam.
17969 Web Page Anonymous. 2008. Walking cat fish on the move across Bay area. http://www.tampabays10.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=85055&catid=8.
843 News Arthur, T. 1978. Catfish 'stroll' into yard near Lake Wales. Highlander (Lake Wales, FL) (November 12, 1978). Nov:2 pp.
844 News Arthur, T. 1978. Experts unconcerned over walking catfish. Highlander (Lake Wales, FL) (November 14, 1978). Nov:2 pp.
24012 Journal Article Baber, M.J., and K.J. Babbitt. 2003. The relative impacts of native and introduced predatory fish on a temporary wetland tadpole assemblage. Oecologia 136:289-295. http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/4223673.pdf.
913 News Belleville, B. 1994. Where catfish walk the land. Reader's Digest. 1994 (Nov):147-151.
33827 Journal Article Briones, J.C.A., R.D.S. Papa, G.A. Cauyan, N. Mendoza, N. Okuda. 2016. Fish diversity and trophic interactions in Lake Sampaloc (Luzon Is., Philippines). Tropical Ecology 57(3):567-581. http://www.tropecol.com/volumes/toc/en/toc57-3.htm.
29907 Report Bureau of Natural and Cultural Resources. 2015. Florida Park Service Resource Management Annual Report. Florida Park Service.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. https://www.eddmaps.org/tools/query/. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
18979 Journal Article Champeau, T.R. 1990. Ichthyofaunal Evaluation of the Peace River, Florida. Florida Scientist 53(4):302-311.
18978 Journal Article Champeau, T.R., P.W. Stevens, and D.A. Blewett. 2009. Comparison of fish community metrics to assess long-term changes and hurricane impacts at Peace River, Florida. Biological Sciences 72(4):289-309.
14162 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
181 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1970. Florida's walking catfish. Ward's Natural Science Bulletin 10(69):1, 6.
167 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1978. Additional range expansion in Florida of the introduced walking catfish. Environmental Conservation 5(4):273-275.
168 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1979. Continued range expansion of the walking catfish. Environmental Conservation 6(1):20.
385 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.E. Deacon. 1983. Fish introductions in the American Southwest: a case history of Rogers Spring, Nevada. Southwestern Naturalist 28:221-224.
24439 News Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and V.E. Ogilvie. 1971. Species pollution: introduced animals and the balance of nature. New York Zoological Society. 74 (2):22-28.
166 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and W.W. Miley II. 1975. Range expansion and environmental impress of the introduced walking catfish in the United States. Environmental Conservation 2(2):145-148.
10 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1984. Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States. Pages 41-77 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
393 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1986. Distribution of exotic fishes in North America. Pages 675-698 in Hocutt, C.H., and E.O. Wiley, eds. The zoogeography of North American freshwater fishes. John Wiley and Sons. New York, NY.
459 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams. 1991. Appendix 2: Exotic fishes. Pages 97-107 in Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott, eds. Common names and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. 5th edition. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
165 Journal Article Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema. 1974. Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida. Biological Conservation 6(4):292-302.
279 Journal Article Deacon, J.E., and J.E. Williams. 1984. Annotated list of the fishes of Nevada. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 97(1):103-118.
30627 Journal Article Derek M. Tremain and Douglas H. Adams. 1995. Seasonal variations in species diversity, abundance, and composition of fish communities in the northern Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 57(1):171-192.
23945 Report Dutka-Gianelli, J., D. Tremain, and R. Paperno. 2009. Fish assemblages in tidal and non-tidal freshwater tributaries of the Indian River Lagoon. Final report for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Project SWG06-010. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
24874 Report Ellis, G., M. Zokan, J. Lorenz, and B. Loftus. 2006. Biscayne National Park freshwater fish inventory and monitoring final report. National Park Service. https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/DownloadDigitalFile?code=435120&file=BISC_final_fish_report_2006.pdf.
18109 Report Ellis, G., M. Zokan, W.F. Loftus, J. Lorenz. 2004. Inventory of Freshwater Fishes of the Big Cypress National Preserve. http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/loftus_bicy/.
26402 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2000. Florida Freshwater Fisheries Database via MARIS. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
29166 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2016. FL FWC Long-term monitoring database. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
18857 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2009. Ichthyology Collection database. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. http://specifyportal.flmnh.ufl.edu/fishes/.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://www.gbif.org/dataset/eccf4b09-f0c8-462d-a48c-41a7ce36815a. Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. http://www.gbif.org/dataset/eccf4b09-f0c8-462d-a48c-41a7ce36815a. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
24488 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2012. Specimen information for Clarias holdings from UF ichthyology collection. Provided by Rob Robins on 30 January 2012. Florida Museum of Natural History.
19000 Report Fraser, T.H. 2007. Fishes in the Peace River watershed: Ichthyological history and zoogeography of the Peace River, Florida, and its contributing basins. In: Peace River cumulative impact study, final report. http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/mines/pr_cis.htm.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://www.gbif.org/. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
426 Journal Article Gilmore, R.G. 1977. Fishes of the Indian River lagoon and adjacent waters, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 22(3):101-148.
33607 Journal Article Guerrero III, R.D. 2014. Impacts of introduced freshwater fishes in the Phillippines (1905-2013): a review and recommendations. Phillippine Journal of Science 143(1):49-59. https://philjournalsci.dost.gov.ph/home-1/40-vol-143-no-1-june-2014/507-the-impacts-of-introduced-freshwater-fishes-in-the-philippines-1905-2013-a-review-and-recommendations.
25960 Database Harvard University. 2013. Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14100. Created on 04/11/2012. Accessed on 04/10/2013.
33444 Report Hawke, J.P. 2015. Enteric septicemia of catfish. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Stoneville, Mississippi. file:///C:/Users/jprocopio/Desktop/Walking%20catfish/h.pdf.
24003 Report Hicks, D.C., and S.M. Deitche. 2005. Annotated checklist of the fishes of the Brooker Creek Preserve, Pinellas County, Florida. Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management.
1445 Journal Article Lachner, E.A., C.R. Robins, and W.R. Courtenay, Jr. 1970. Exotic fishes and other aquatic organisms introduced into North America. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 59:1-29.
1595 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
275 Book Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr. 1980. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, NC.
26408 Database Loftus, A. 2011. Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON).
14428 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
463 Journal Article Loftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan. 1987. Freshwater fishes of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 31(4):147-344. https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/files/1114/7180/5011/Vol-31-No-4.PDF.
24819 Report Loftus, W.F., and J.C. Trexler. 2005. The role of aquatic refuges in the Rockland wetland complex of southern Florida, in relation to system restoration. Final report from USGS to Everglades NP for Agreement #CESA IA 5280-7-9023. U.S. National Park Service, Homestead, FL. http://www.nps.gov/ever/naturescience/upload/RES99-11FinalReportSecure.pdf.
19660 Report Loftus, W.F., J.C. Trexler, K. Dunker, S. Liston, and J. Rehage. 2006. Introduced fishes in short-hydroperiod wetlands: evaluation of sampling, status, and potential effects. Final report from USGS to Everglades National Park for Agreement # CESI IA F5284-04-0039. U.S. Geological Survey, Homestead, FL.
14163 Web Page Lohrer, F.E. 2005. Fishes of Buck Island Ranch, Lake Placid, Florida: A preliminary checklist. http://www.maerc.org/html/datapublications/biota_splist/fishes.html. Created on 02/10/2005. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
24013 Journal Article Lorenz, J.J., C.C. McIvor, G.V.N. Powell, and P.C. Frederick. 1997. A drop net and removable walkway used to quantitatively sample fishes over wetland surfaces in the dwarf mangroves of the southern Everglades. Wetlands 17:346-359.
25732 Journal Article Lothian, A.A. 1975. Invasion of a renovated pond by walking catfish, clarias batrachus (linnaeus), and other species. Florida Scientist 38(3):183-184.
33802 Book Chapter Marambe, B., P. Silva, S. Ranwala, J. Gunawardena, D. Weerakoon, S. Wijesundara, L. Manawadu, N. Atapattu, and M. Murukulasuriya. 2011. Invasive alien fauna in Sri Lanka: National list, impacts and regulatory framework. Pages 445-450 in Veich, C.R., M.N. Clout, and D.R. Towns, eds. Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland.
109 Book Minckley, W.L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Arizona Fish and Game Department, Phoenix, AZ.
18111 Journal Article Ng, H.H., and M. Kottelat. 2008. The identity of Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758), with the designation of a neotype (Teleostei: Clariidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 153:725-732.
14814 Book Chapter Nico, L.G. 2005. Changes in the fish fauna of the Kissimmee River Basin, peninsular Florida: nonnative additions. Pages 523-556 in Rinne, J.N., R.M. Hughes, and B. Calamusso, eds. Historical changes in large river fish assemblages of the Americas. American Fisheries Society Symposium 45. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, MD.
25976 Database North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. 2013. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8099. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8099. Created on 02/10/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
26347 Journal Article O'Connor, J.H., and B.B. Rothermel. 2013. Distribution and population characteristics of African Jewelfish and Brown Hoplo in modified wetlands in south Florida. American Midland Naturalist 170(1):52-65. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1674/0003-0031-170.1.52.
16100 Journal Article Pearlstine, E., W.M. Bear, F.J. Mazzotti, and K.G. Rice. 2007. Checklist of fish in rice and sugarcane fields of the Everglades Agricultural Area. Florida Scientist 70:113-119.
18981 Journal Article Poulakis, G.R., R.E. Matheson, Jr., M.E. Mitchell, D.A. Blewett, and C.F. Idelberger. 2004. Fishes of the Charlotte Harbor Estuarine System, Florida. Gulf of Mexico Science 22(2):117-150.
16077 Journal Article Robbins, K.M., K.R. Campbell, and D.J. Durbin. 2007. The prescence of exotic fish species in Horse Creek, Desoto and Hardee Counties, Florida. Florida Scientist 70(Supplement 1):22. http://snhs-jmontague.barry.edu/FAS/FAS%202007/download%20abstracts%203-8-2007.pdf.
33443 Web Page Robins, R.H. 2017. Discover fishes - Clarias batrachus. https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/discover-fish/species-profiles/clarias-batrachus/. Created on 06/19/2019. Accessed on 06/19/2019.
25113 Database Schofield, P. 2012. Gourami Blitz - 8 November 2012.
27192 Database Schofield, P.J. 2014. Fish slam collection data from 2014 south Florida (sampling in canals in south Miami-Dade county). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 11/21/2014. Accessed on 01/22/2015.
28155 Database Schofield, P.J. 2015. Fish slam collection data from 2015 in south Florida. US Geolgoical Survey, Gainesville, FL.
29311 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish Slam - Fall 2016. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/12/2017.
32414 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish slam data Spring 2016 in south Florida. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/30/2019.
29915 Database Schofield, P.J. 2017. Fishes of Indian River Lagoon, March-April 2017 (unpublished data). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 05/17/2017.
29757 Database Schofield, P.J. 2017. Fish Slam Spring 2017 data (unpublished). U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 04/12/2017.
31023 Database Schofield, P.J. 2017. Fish Slam Fall 2017 collection data in south Florida. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 02/06/2018.
32291 Database Schofield, P.J. 2018. Fish slam data in south Florida Fall 2018, November 6-7. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 11/29/2018.
33937 Database Schofield, P.J. 2019. Fish slam data in south Florida, November 2019. Created on 11/22/2019.
33260 Database Schofield, P.J. 2019. Fish Slam Data - Orlando, Florida, Summer June 5-6, 2019. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 06/11/2019.
33259 Database Schofield, P.J. 2019. Fish Slam Data - Vero, Florida, Spring March 26-27, 2019. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 06/11/2019.
35671 Database Schofield, P.J. 2021. Virtual Statewide Fish Slam, March 15-19, 2021. U.S. Geological Survey (Unpublished data), Gainesville, FL. Created on 04/19/2021. Accessed on 04/19/2021.
29063 Report South Florida Water Management District, Loxahatchee River District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 2012. Addendum to the Restoration Plan for the Northwest Fork of the Loxahatchee River.
496 News Stockdale, A.W. 1982. Unique catfish 'walk' to Salty Island. a Florida newspaper - 5 November 1982.
13672 Journal Article Tilmant, J.T. 1999. Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System. Paper presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of The American Fisheries Society, Charlotte, North Carolina, September 1, 1999 129:50.
1939 Journal Article Trexler, J.C., W.F. Loftus, F. Jordan, J.J. Lorenz, J.H. Chick, and R.M. Kobza. 2000. Empirical assessment of fish introductions in a subtropical wetland: an evaluation of contrasting views. Biological Invasions 2:265-277.
25999 Database Tulane University. 2013. Tulane University Museum of Natural History collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8077. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8077. Created on 01/21/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
14257 Web Page U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species. http://www.nwrinvasives.com/index.asp (Last accessed 2006).
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. iNaturalist.org. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. http://www.inaturalist.org/. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
13955 Web Page Vinyard, G.L. 2001. Fish Species Recorded from Nevada. http://www.brrc.unr.edu/data/animal/vertebrates/fishlist.htm.
19675 Database Walsh, S. 2010. Aquatic invasive species of Guam. USGS Southwest Biological Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL.
1537 Book Whitworth, W.R. 1996. Freshwater fishes of Connecticut. Bulletin 114. 2nd edition. State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT.
164 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
26017 Database Yale University. 2013. Yale Peabody Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8139. Yale University, New Haven, CT. http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8139. Created on 03/13/2009. Accessed on 04/11/2013.



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