Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46009
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateWA
CountySkagit
LocalityClear Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Skagit
HUC8 Number17110007
HUC10 NameSkagit River-Frontal Skagit Bay
HUC10 Number1711000702
HUC12 NameEast Fork Nookachamps Creek
HUC12 Number171100070201
Map
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Collection Year1892
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:405
Author:Lampman, B.H.
Date:1946
Title:The coming of the pond fishes
Publisher:Binfords & Mort
Pages:177 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13708
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Date:2003
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington. Second Edition.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle.
Pages:322 pp
Comments"stocked into Boise River, ID, in 1893 and may have expanded downstream in the Snake River to the Columbia River; also introduced directly in the Columbia River in about the 1940s. Became established and is widely distributed in the mid- and lower Columbia and Snake Rivers; also in lower reaches of major tributaries of the Columbia River."
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked75


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/4/2020].

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