Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45463
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateVA
CountyLancaster
LocalityRappahannock River, lower portion
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Chesapeake Bay
HUC8 Number02080101
HUC10 NameLower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208010100
HUC12 NameLower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801010000
Map
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Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1552
Author:Burkhead, N.M, R.E. Jenkins, and E.G. Maurakis
Date:1980
Title:New records, distribution and diagnostic characters of Virginia ictalurid catfishes with an adnexed adipose fin.
Journal:Brimleyana
Volume:4
Pages:75-93
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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