Specimen Information

Ameiurus catus
Ameiurus catus
(White Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163631
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciescatus
Common NameWhite Catfish
StateME
CountyPenobscot
Localitycommercial American eel tanks in Passadumkeag, adjacent to the Penobscot River north of Old Town
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Penobscot
HUC8 Number01020005
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13692
Author:Halliwell, D.B.
Date:2003
Title:Introduced Fish in Maine.
Pages:12 p.
CommentsFirst identified in Maine in the early 1980's
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/5/2020].

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