Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID28902
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateCA
LocalitySacramento drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameUpper Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020000
Map
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Collection Year1940
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
CommentsIntroduced many times successfully betweeen 1874 and the 1940's.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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