Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38347
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateNM
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1957
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:110
Author:Koster, W.J.
Date:1957
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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