Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID26556
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateAL
LocalityChattahoochee River, lower
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130004
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsgot loose during flood March 1990
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classyoung
Sizesmall


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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