Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28202
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateCA
CountySan Joaquin
LocalitySan Joaquin River near Stockton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Joaquin Delta
HUC8 Number18040003
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year1874
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32
Author:Smith, H.M.
Date:1896
Title:A review of the history and results of the attempts to acclimatize fish and other water animals in the Pacific states.
Journal:Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission
Volume:15
Pages:379-472
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13709
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:2002
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press
Pages:502 pp.
CommentsMr. Livingstone Stone got these unidentified catfish from Fremont, NE. Either channel cats, black bullhead or mud catfish (Leptops olivaris)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked18


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2019].

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