Specimen Information

Ameiurus catus
Ameiurus catus
(White Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39228
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciescatus
Common NameWhite Catfish
StateNV
CountyWashoe
LocalityWashoe Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTruckee
HUC8 Number16050102
HUC10 NameSteamboat Creek
HUC10 Number1605010203
HUC12 NameWashoe Lake
HUC12 Number160501020302
Map
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Collection Year1882
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32
Author:Smith, H.M.
Date:1896
Title:A review of the history and results of the attempts to acclimatize fish and other water animals in the Pacific states.
Journal:Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission
Volume:15
Pages:379-472
CommentsThousands of pounds collected. Fish originally from Schuykill River, PA.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000's


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