Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID161394
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateFL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityApalachicola River just north of Ocheese boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameApalachicola
HUC8 Number03130011
HUC10 NameOcheesee Creek-Apalachicola River
HUC10 Number0313001103
HUC12 NameShort Creek
HUC12 Number031300110303
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsfirst record in drainage; escaped aquaculture in GA on Chattahoochee River in 1990 during flood; Rich estimated this date
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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