One regulation which does apply to blue catfish
, however, is Conditional Species status.
Gregg Reep, D-Warren, to House State Agencies Committee members who had just turned back his second attempt to officially recognize his beloved blue catfish
The blue catfish
Ictalurusfurcatus (Lesueur 1840) is one of the Nearctic freshwater fish species of the Atlantic slope with a distribution extended to Neotropical localities as far southern as the Rio Usumacinta and the Rio Belize, Belize, where it was originally called Ameiurus meridionalis Gunther 1864 [= Ictalurus meridionalis] (Miller et al.
13]C values were determined for one alewife (anadromous), one gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum, a native freshwater planktivore), and two blue catfish
(Ictalurus furcatus, an introduced piscivorous predator).
Challenge studies have shown that blue catfish
(Ictalurus furcatus) exposed to H.
n = 304 Other (5%) Blue catfish
(1%) Threadfin shad (2%) Atlantic croaker (2%) Debris (rocks, logs, etc.
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Wisconsin, and Pam Thiel and biologists at the USFWS Fishery Resources Office, at Onalaska, Wisconsin, will be working with our research team to expose flathead catfish, blue catfish
(Ictalurus furcatus), and channel catfish, among other species, to determine if they will facilitate glochidial transformation in the laboratory.
7%) Ictalurus punctatus Channel shiner, Notropis wickliffi Emerald shiner, Notropis atherinoides Flathed catfish, Pylodictis olivaris Freckled madtom, Noturus nocturnus Freshwater drum, Aplodinotus grunniens Ohio shrimp, Macrobrachium ohione Striped bass, Morone saxatilis Stonecat, Noturus flavus White bass, Morone chrysops Total number relative Experimental net captured abundance Sand Blue catfish
, Ictalurus furcatus 3 2.
Juvenile and adult blue catfish
, Ictalurus furcatus (Lesueur), and juvenile channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), far outnumbered other species.
Only the channel catfish x blue catfish
hybrids demonstrated improved culture characteristics compared to the parental species.
The lake's single catfish standard is a 76-1/2-pound blue catfish
Nick Anderson battled the blue catfish
for 45 minutes when he landed the 143-pound, 57 inches long blue catfish
at Kerr Lake in Virginia.
For decades, it's been known that hybrid catfish--a cross of the fast-growing channel catfish with its close relative, the slower growing and larger blue catfish
--generally have better growth, higher survival, and better meat yield than either channel or blue catfish
, also not native, are now documented in the Apalachicola, Choctawhatchee, Yellow and Escambia rivers.
pricei, but there was some concern as to whether the population in House Pond was contaminated by either the blue catfish