Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID166827
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateVA
LocalityJames River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle James-Willis
HUC8 Number02080205
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15752
Author:Sinclair, M.S.
Date:2006
Title:The quest for the 100-pound catfish.
Publisher:Style Weekly
Issue:June 28
Pages:9
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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