Channel Catfish

Fish Details

Name Channel Catfish
Classification Ictalurus punctatus

This fish is North America's most numerous catfish species. It is the official fish of MissouriIowaNebraskaKansas, 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.


Channel Catfish

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