Ictalurus furcatus in USA
Point map (Ictalurus furcatus) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance commercial Ref. Missouri Department of Conservation, 2008
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish Yes
Abundance fairly common (chances are about 50%) Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011

Known from Mississippi River basin from western Pennsylvania to southern South Dakota and Platte River in southwestern Nebraska, south to Gulf; Gulf Slope from Escambia River drainage (where introduced), Alabama and Florida, to Rio Grande drainage in Texas and New Mexico. Introduced in Atlantic Slope drainages, western states, and Minnesota (Ref. 86798). Found in Chesapeake Bay where it is occasionally encountered in tributaries but is principally an inhabitant of the main channels and backwaters of medium-sized to large rivers (Ref. 27549). Also Ref. 10294, 87780, 93252, 117513.

States/Provinces Alabama (native), Arkansas (native), Illinois (native), Indiana (native), Kansas (native), Kentucky (native), Louisiana (native), Minnesota (introduced), Mississippi (native), Missouri (native), Nebraska (native), New Mexico (introduced), Ohio (native), Oklahoma (native), Pennsylvania (native), South Dakota (native), Tennessee (native), Texas (native), Virginia (introduced), West Virginia (native)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
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Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/us.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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