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 are one of the largest fish found in Northern Virginia. They can
grow to almost four feet long and up to 50 pounds, however they are usually ...
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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Channel Catfish. James and Nicole with channel catfish caught by dad Richard
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The channel catfish is a large, smooth-skinned fish with a bluish- or greenish-
gray body and whisker-like barbels around the mouth. It lives in fresh and
Channel catfish requires cool water and short day lengths during the winter
months for proper egg development; an egg mass can contain up to 20,000 eggs
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