Specimen Information

Ameiurus catus
Ameiurus catus
(White Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID39916
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciescatus
Common NameWhite Catfish
StateOH
CountyBelmont
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 84.2) at Pike Island Lock & Dam [~5 mi above Wheeling, WV]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio-Wheeling
HUC8 Number05030106
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:2
Author:Trautman, M.B.
Date:1981
Title:The fishes of Ohio.
Publisher:Ohio State University Press
Pages:782 pp
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalmuseum
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 18432
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size170 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2021].

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