Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35696
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateMN
LocalityLake Pepin on the Mississippi River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:62
Author:Phillips, G.L., W.D. Schmid, and J.C. Underhill.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the Minnesota region.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Pages:260 pp
CommentsThought to be one of the fish stocked in Lake St. Croix.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size0.23 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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