Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID161402
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateFL
LocalityYellow River drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameYellow
HUC8 Number03140103
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusunknown
Commentsintroduced sometime prior to 1998 when FLFWCC started sampling; rare; 1 caught every 2 years; all large - ~20 lbs
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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