Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1649629
Common NameBlue Catfish
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityRhode River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameRhode River-West River
HUC12 Number020600040401
Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food | dispersed
CommentsFirst time collected by long-term surveys by Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in the river.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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