Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish
species. It is the official fish of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Tennessee,
How to identify a Channel Catfish. The distinctive channel catfish can often be
recognized at a glance by its deeply forked tail and spots on the body (though not
CHANNEL CATFISH. Physical Description. Channel catfish are the most
common of the freshwater catfish and can be easily identified because of their ...
Channel catfish can live in both fresh and salt water and brackish water yet they
are generally found in freshwater environments. Ictalurus punctatus are found in
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Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife's Animal Information Series. Channel Catfish
(Ictalurus punctatus). Do they have any other names? Other names for channel ...
July 24, 1804, along the Missouri River at Camp White Catfish; above the mouth
of the Platte River, Mills County, Iowa. Description. Slender; back blue-gray; ...
Channel catfish have smooth scales that are speckled, with a darker back to a
light whitish belly. Their colors can vary from blue, to black, or olive. Generally in
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Channel catfish have a deeply forked tail and dark spots. The spotting, however,
diminishes with age. Consequently, older channel cats are frequently mistaken ...