Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26554
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateAL
CountyBarbour
LocalityWalter F. George Reservoir, Chattahoochee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Walter F
HUC8 Number03130003
HUC10 NameBarbour Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000313
HUC12 NameDrag Nasty Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300031313
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25314
Author:Anonymous
Date:2010
Title:Fishing for Catfish a Georgia Tradition
Publisher:Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division
Commentsgot loose during flood March 1990
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size30 lbs


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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