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  • Catalan
    • Peix gat americà
  • Scientific Names
    • Ictalurus punctatus
  • English
    • Channel Catfish
    • Channel Cat
  • Spanish
    • bagre de canal

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Recent observations

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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kylefitzroy

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June 7, 2014 07:48 AM EDT

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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reallifeecology

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January 11, 2016 04:25 PM EST

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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kylefitzroy

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June 14, 2014 07:46 PM EDT

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raphusdodo

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December 30, 2015 02:02 PM EST

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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coreyjlange

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July 9, 2008

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Lenox, IA (Google, OSM)

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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dhalter

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March 29, 2014

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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lonnyholmes

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November 21, 2015 09:04 AM PST

Description

Catfish, fresh water lake.

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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bluegill

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April 18, 2015 09:37 AM CDT

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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gtsalmon

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August 22, 2005 10:29 AM CDT

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At Balmorhea State Park.

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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dsruppel

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November 15, 2015 11:57 AM CST

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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fishesoftexas

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October 3, 2015 12:48 PM CDT

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Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

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harmonbg

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October 9, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, is North America's most numerous catfish species. It is the official fish of Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Tennessee, and is informally referred to as a "channel cat". In the United States, they are the most fished catfish species with approximately 8 million anglers targeting them per year. The popularity of channel catfish for food has contributed to the rapid growth of aquaculture of this species in the United States.

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