Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID154428
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateFL
CountyGilchrist
LocalitySuwannee River at Rock Bluff
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Suwannee
HUC8 Number03110205
HUC10 NameUpper Mallory Swamp-Suwannee River
HUC10 Number0311020505
HUC12 NameRock Bluff Spring
HUC12 Number031102050504
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month1
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14050
Author:Hill, J.E.
Date:2004
Title:A record of a nonindigenous fish, the blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus: Ictaluridae), illegally introduced into the Suwannee River, Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:67
Issue:4
Pages:254-257
CommentsSubsequent sampling found no more fish.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUF 119654
VerifierHill, Jeff - University of Florida
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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