Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID270644
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateOH
CountyMontgomery
LocalityGreat Miami River, Dayton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Great Miami
HUC8 Number05080002
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1664
Author:Burr, B.M., and L.M. Page.
Date:1986
Title:Zoogeography of the fishes of the lower Ohio-upper Mississippi basin.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:287-324
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27516
Author:Harrington, S.
Date:1999
Title:Occurrence and distribution of fish species in the Great and Little Miami River Basins, Ohio and Indiana, Pre-1900 to 1998.
Publisher:US Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 99-4198
Pages:16 pp
CommentsHarrington (1999) lists this species as not present in the Great Miami 1901-1954; present 1955-1980; absent 1980-1998; also absent from the Little Miami River the entire time.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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