Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1247726
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateVA
CountyChesapeake
LocalityNorthwest River in Chesapeake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28599
Author:Tolliver, L.
Date:2016
Title:Norfolk man catches big Northwest River catfish.
Publisher:The Virginian-Pilot
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size57.5, 13, 28, & 32 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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