Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID256406
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateFL
CountyEscambia
LocalityLittle Escambia Creek north of Pensacola
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Conecuh
HUC8 Number03140304
HUC10 NameLittle Escambia Creek
HUC10 Number0314030406
HUC12 NameLittle Escambia Creek
HUC12 Number031403040605
Map
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Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18174
Author:Paxton, C.
Date:2008
Title:Caryville man catches record blue catfish.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25307
Author:Milligan, D.
Date:2004
Title:Catfish Overlooked by Florida Anglers
Publisher:Lakeland Ledger
Commentsformer state record
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size61 lbs, 8 oz


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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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