Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46009
Common NameChannel Catfish
LocalityClear Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Skagit
HUC8 Number17110007
HUC10 NameSkagit River-Frontal Skagit Bay
HUC10 Number1711000702
HUC12 NameEast Fork Nookachamps Creek
HUC12 Number171100070201
Collection Year1892
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:405
Author:Lampman, B.H.
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.
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
Number Stocked75


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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