Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1547600
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateNC
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLake Tillery
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Pee Dee
HUC8 Number03040104
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month2
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33311
Author:Ben Hooper
Date:2019
Title:North Carolina man lands huge catfish, sets it free
Publisher:UPI
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Sizeestimated at 80 lbs
Number Released1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2021].

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