Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42251
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StatePA
Localitylower portion of Susquehanna drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameWest Branch Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050200
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food | stocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1662
Author:Hocutt, C.H., R.E. Jenkins, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:Zoogeography of the fishes of the central Appalachians and central Atlantic coastal plain.
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons
Pages:161-212
Reference 2
Ref. Number:211
Author:Cooper, E.L.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States.
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
Pages:243 pp.
Commentslocation from Cooper; introduced status from Hocutt et al.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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