Specimen Information

Ameiurus catus
Ameiurus catus
(White Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID260801
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciescatus
Common NameWhite Catfish
StateAL
LocalitySougahatchee Creek, Tallapoosa drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150110
Map
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Collection Year1960
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsPossible escape from Auburn University experimental ponds
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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