Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38507
Common NameChannel Catfish
LocalityRio Grande River, between Cochiti Dam and the headwaters of Elephante Butte Reservoir; Sandoval, Bernallilla, Valencia, and Socorro cos.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRio Grande-Santa Fe
HUC8 Number13020201
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Commentscommonly collected in this reach
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalMuseum of Southwestern Biology
Museum Cat NumberMSB 12635
VerifierBrian K. Larg, BLM contract
Number Collected5
Size47-57 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2024].

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