Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1418449
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateNE
CountyHitchcock
LocalitySwanson Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Republican
HUC8 Number10250004
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Republican River
HUC10 Number1025000403
HUC12 NameSwanson Lake-Republican River
HUC12 Number102500040309
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30440
Author:Huber, C.
Date:2015
Title:Swanson Reservoir 2014 Survey Summary
Publisher:Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
CommentsBlue Catfish were introduced to Swanson in 2008 in an effort to provide a unique trophy fishing opportunity for catfish anglers. Blue cats are stocked semiannually and seem to be growing more quickly than expected.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked9985
Size12 inch


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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