Specimen Information

Ictalurus furcatus
Ictalurus furcatus
(Blue Catfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID859921
GroupFishes
GenusIctalurus
Speciesfurcatus
Common NameBlue Catfish
StateOH
CountyMuskingum
LocalityDillon Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLicking
HUC8 Number05040006
HUC10 NameBig Run-Licking River
HUC10 Number0504000606
HUC12 NameDillon Lake-Licking River
HUC12 Number050400060603
Map
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Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusstocked
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27513
Author:Golowenski, D.
Date:2014
Title:Blue catfish thriving at Hoover Reservoir.
Publisher:The Columbus Dispatch
Volume:2014
Issue:24 August
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27515
Author:Outdoor News.
Date:2009
Title:Blue catfish destined for Dillon Resevoir.
Commentsmost escaped through dam during the winter draw down.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked13,000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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