Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46010
Common NameChannel Catfish
LocalityDeer Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameColville
HUC8 Number17020003
HUC10 NameChewelah Creek-Colville River
HUC10 Number1702000301
HUC12 NameDeer Lake
HUC12 Number170200030101
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
Commentsintroduced 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
Number Stocked50


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