Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38347
Common NameChannel Catfish
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:110
Author:Koster, W.J.
Title:Guide to the Fishes of New Mexico.
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM.
Pages:116 pp
CommentsTwo types of channel cats occur in NM: a small form, native to the Pecos, and a larger form native to the Canadian but which has been transplanted in all sections of the state, including west of the Continental Divide, where catfish are not native.
Record TypeLiterature


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