Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID32516
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateGA
LocalityChattahoochee River below Columbus
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Walter F
HUC8 Number03130003
HUC10 NameBull Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000301
HUC12 NameBroken Arrow Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300030106
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Commentsgot loose during flood March 1990
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2021].

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