Specimen Information

Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus
(Channel Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID850842
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciespunctatus
Common NameChannel Catfish
StateMT
CountyFlathead
LocalityWoodland Park Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlathead Lake
HUC8 Number17010208
HUC10 NameFlathead River-Columbia Falls
HUC10 Number1701020802
HUC12 NameFlathead River-Lake Blaine
HUC12 Number170102080205
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27494
Author:Vashro, J.
Date:1990
Title:Illegal aliens
Journal:Montana Outdoors
Volume:1990
Issue:July/August
Pages:35-37
Commentsin 1988, fishery crews shocked Woodland Park Pond in Kalispell in an effort to remove what they suspected to be an illegally planted northern pike responsible for the disappearance of most of the park's ducklings. They didn't find the pike but did capture a seven-pound channel catfish—the first one documented west of the divide.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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