Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID161395
Common NameBlue Catfish
LocalityAplachicola River from the dam to RM 10 (the limit of FLFWCC sampling)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameApalachicola
HUC8 Number03130011
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Commentsfind all sizes; biggest was 32 lbs caught 10/30/04 at Wewahitchka; not uncommon in river; escaped aquaculture in GA on Chattahoochee River in 1990 during flood
Record TypePersonal communication


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/18/2024].

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