Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID271927
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateMD
CountyPrince George's
LocalityPotomac River near Fort Washington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NamePiscataway Creek
HUC12 Number020700100305
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19460
Author:Thompson, C.
Date:2010
Title:Invasive blue catfish no longer welcomed.
Publisher:Baltimore Sun
Issue:August 14
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalreleased
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size79 lbs
Number Released1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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