Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus
This species was found at 216 bioassessment sites, 3 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 83 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 299 distinct sites, or 24.8% of the 1206 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 21st most commonly collected species.
The Channel Catfish was collected in 351 bioassessment sampling sessions and 170 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 3 rapid bioassessment sessions and 0 presence-only sessions.
The biological assessment program has collected a total of 11,014 individual Channel Catfish specimens, ranking it the #23 most collected fish.