Flathead catfish

Flathead Catfish

Photo credit:   Eric Engbretson, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bugwood.org

(Pylodictis olivaris)

Report this Species!

If you believe you have found this species in its invasive range in Pennsylvania, please report your findings to iMapInvasives by submitting an observation record.

Species at a Glance

Learn more about the Flathead catfish and its impacts by viewing information available in our Gallery of Invaders.

Range Information

The map below depicts both the native and invasive ranges of Flathead catfish in Pennsylvania, displayed using a HUC 12 watershed layer.

Data used to create this map was provided by Pennsylvania's Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species (2015).

Native range

Invasive range

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