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Ictalurus punctatus  (Rafinesque, 1818)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163998

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Silurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818
 
    Ictalurus okeechobeensis Heilprin, 1887
 
    Ictalurus anguilla Evermann and Kendall, 1898
 
    Silurus argentinus Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Pimelodus argyrus Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Synechoglanis beadlei Gill, 1859
 
    Silurus borealis Richardson, 1836
 
    Pimelodus caudafurcatus Lesueur, 1819
 
    Pimelodus furcifer Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
 
    Pimelodus gracilis Hough, 1852
 
    Pimelodus graciosus Girard, 1859
 
    Pimelodus hammondii Abbott, 1861
 
    Pimelodus houghi Girard, 1859
 
    Silurus maculatus Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Pimelodus megalops Girard, 1859
 
    Pimelodus nigricans Lesueur, 1819
 
    Pimelodus notatus Abbott, 1861
 
    Pimelodus olivaceus Girard, 1858
 
    Silurus pallidus Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Ichthaelurus robustus Jordan, 1877
 
    Ictalurus simpsonii Gill, 1861
 
    Pimelodus vulpes Girard, 1858
 
    Silurus maculatus erythroptera Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Silurus pallidus leucoptera Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Silurus pallidus marginatus Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Silurus cerulescens melanurus Rafinesque, 1820
 
  Common Name(s): Channel Catfish [English]
 
    graceful catfish [English]
 
    bagre de canal [Spanish]
 
    barbue de rivière [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyIctaluridae Gill, 1861 – bullhead catfishes, North American freshwater catfishes, barbottes et barbues, barbottes, barbues, bagres de agua dulce, North American catfishes  
                                  GenusIctalurus Rafinesque, 1820 – channel catfishes, forktail catfishes  
                                     SpeciesIctalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818) – Channel Catfish, graceful catfish, bagre de canal, barbue de rivière  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus    
       
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Channel Catfish[English], barbue de rivière [French]   
       
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 08-Mar-2022, website (version 08-Mar-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 21 Mar 2022   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Source: Invasive Species Compendium, website (version 2020)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: CABI, 2020. Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. www.cabi.org/isc   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Source: Page, L. M., and B. M. Burr. 2006. The Ictaluridae, website (version 2006)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Part of the All Catfish Species Inventory can be found at https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/fish/catfish/ictaluridae/ [compiled by G. E. Sheehy]   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 1418   
  Page(s): 1-628   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murdy, Edward O., Ray S. Birdsong, and John A. Musick  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of Chesapeake Bay   
  Page(s): xi + 324   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-638-7   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus, bagre de canal [Spanish], barbue de rivière [French], Channel Catfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Page, L. M., H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Seventh Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 34   
  Page(s): ix + 384   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9781934874318, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Lawrence M. Page, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, Nicholas E. Mandrak, Richard L. Mayden, and Joseph S. Nelson   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus, bagre de canal [Spanish], Channel Catfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus, graceful catfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus, Channel Catfish [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rodríguez-Barreras, Ruber, Camille Zapata-Arroyo, Wilfredo Falcón L., and María De Lourdes Olmeda  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: An island invaded by exotics: a review of freshwater fish in Puerto Rico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Neotropical Biodiversity, vol. 6, no. 1   
  Page(s): 42-59   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2376-6808   
  Notes: Available online at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23766808.2020.1729303   
  Reference for: Ictalurus punctatus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
    North America  
    Caribbean  
    Middle America  
    Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Continental US, Native & Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Native & Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Nelson et al. (2004) Occurrence values: F:CUM  
 

 

   

 
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