Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45609
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityPotomac River, Fairfax County, just below Washington D.C.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:706
Author:Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead.
Date:1994
Title:Freshwater fishes of Virginia.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:1079 pp
Commentsmay have dispersed through Chesapeak Bay during time of high freshwater influx
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierL.K. Knapp - Smithsonian
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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