NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID630845
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateGA
CountyPierce
LocalitySatilla River, between Blackshear and Hoboken
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number3070201
Map
Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusunknown
CommentsThese 2 individual catches were both caught at the confluence of where the Alabaha River empties into the Satilla River in between Blackshear and Hoboken. This is substantially far upstream (about 100 river miles) from the first documentation 3 years ago..."
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTim Bonvechio
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size195, 170 mm TL & 66, 40 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/22/2014].

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