Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID269358
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateVA
LocalityNew drainage (Kanawha above the falls)
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameKanawha
HUC8 Number05050000
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1662
Author:Hocutt, C.H., R.E. Jenkins, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:Zoogeography of the fishes of the central Appalachians and central Atlantic coastal plain.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:161-212
Reference 2
Ref. Number:396
Author:Stauffer, J.R., Jr., J.M. Boltz, and L.R. White.
Date:1995
Title:The fishes of West Virginia.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Pages:389 pp.
CommentsHocutt et al. say introduced; Stauffer et al. say may be introuced
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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