Reference List

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

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20883 Database Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia. 2011. Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia - Ichthyology Collection. Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
24835 Database Anonymous. 2013. Collection records of Hypostomus in U.S. museum collections. Downloaded from FishNet on 22 April 2013. Updated dataset downloaded on 17 September 2013. Created on 04/22/2013. Accessed on 09/17/2013.
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.
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.
31582 Report Findeisen, J., and G. Binion. 2013. Delta Lake 2012 Fisheries Management Survey Report. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division, Mathis, TX.
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.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
13997 News Gleason, K. 2004. Where have all the minnows gone? Del Rio News-Herald. July 18:2.
360 Report Howells, R.G. 1992. Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX.
33765 Journal Article Karunarathna, D.M.S.S., A.A.T. Amarasinghe, and E.M.K.B. Ekanayake. 2008. Observed Predation on a Suckermouth Catfish (Hypostomus plecostomus) by a Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) in Bellanwila-Attidiya Sanctuary. Biawak 2(1):37-39.
26408 Database Loftus, A. 2011. Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON).
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.
33712 Report Mendoza-Alfaro, R.E., B. Cudmore, R. Orr, J.P. Fisher, S.C. Balderas, W.R. Courtenay, P.K. Osorio, et al. 2009. Trinational risk assessment guidelines for aquatic alien invasive species - test cases for the snakeheads (Channidae) and armored catfishes (Loricariidae) in North American inland waters. Report prepared for the Commission on Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
178 Journal Article Rivas, L.R. 1965. Florida freshwater fishes and conservation. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 28:255-258.
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.
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.
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.
24948 Journal Article Scott, S.E., C.L. Pray, and W.H. Nowlin. 2012. Effects of native and invasive species on stream ecoystem functioning. Aquatic Sciences 74:793-808.
1791 Journal Article Shafland, P.L. 1976. The continuing problem of non-native fishes in Florida. Fisheries 1(6):25.
21043 Database Texas A&M University. 2011. Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection - Ichthyology Collection Database. Texas A&M University.
25997 Database Texas A&M University. 2013. Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection vertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Created on 08/06/2012. Accessed on 04/11/2013.
23830 Database Texas Natural Science Center, University of Texas at Austin. 2011. Texas Natural History Collections, Texas Natural Science Center, University of Texas at Austin - Ichthyology Collection Database. Texas Natural Science Center, University of Texas at Austin.
30788 Web Page Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. 2018. Lake Survey Reports. Accessed on 11/30/2018.
520 Journal Article Whiteside, B.G., and C. Berkhouse. 1992. Some new collections locations for six fish species. The Texas Journal of Science 44(4):494.


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