Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina
Ictalurus punctatus - Channel Catfish
Members of Ictalurus
Family:
Ictaluridae
S Rank:
S5
G Rank:
G5
State Status:
US Status: Comments:
Uncertain if native in Atlantic drainages
Photo source: Fishes of North Carolina -- ncfishes.comGBIF Global Distribution
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
                    
66 Counties
CountyNumber of Records
Alamance1
Alleghany1
Anson1
Ashe1
Beaufort25
Bertie282
Bladen53
Brunswick78
Buncombe8
Burke1
Cabarrus2
Camden14
Caswell9
Catawba2
Chatham1
Chowan350
Columbus2
Craven45
Cumberland4
Currituck13
Dare29
Davidson2
Davie4
Duplin3
Durham4
Edgecombe5
Forsyth4
Franklin3
Gates56
Graham1
Greene4
Guilford1
Halifax3
Harnett1
Haywood1
Hertford43
Hyde9
Johnston9
Lenoir14
Macon1
Madison25
Mitchell2
Moore2
Nash3
New Hanover56
Northampton5
Orange3
Pasquotank35
Pender64
Perquimans85
Person1
Pitt11
Richmond2
Robeson1
Rockingham2
Rowan13
Stanly1
Stokes3
Swain6
Tyrrell40
Union2
Wake17
Washington146
Wayne11
Wilson4
Yancey1
  1,631 Records
CountyNumber of Records
Chowan350
Bertie282
Washington146
Perquimans85
Brunswick78
Pender64
Gates56
New Hanover56
Bladen53
Craven45
Hertford43
Tyrrell40
Pasquotank35
Dare29
Beaufort25
Madison25
Wake17
Lenoir14
Camden14
Currituck13
Rowan13
Wayne11
Pitt11
Hyde9
Johnston9
Caswell9
Buncombe8
Swain6
Edgecombe5
Northampton5
Greene4
Davie4
Cumberland4
Forsyth4
Wilson4
Durham4
Nash3
Orange3
Stokes3
Halifax3
Franklin3
Duplin3
Rockingham2
Davidson2
Catawba2
Union2
Cabarrus2
Columbus2
Richmond2
Mitchell2
Moore2
Burke1
Ashe1
Anson1
Yancey1
Alleghany1
Haywood1
Chatham1
Macon1
Guilford1
Person1
Robeson1
Alamance1
Stanly1
Harnett1
Graham1
  Basin Summary
BasinBasin Status
1 AlbemarleI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
2 BroadI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
3 ChowanI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
4 Cape FearI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
5 CatawbaI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
6 French BroadX - Native species
7 HiwasseeX - Native species
8 LumberI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
9 Little TennesseeX - Native species
10 NeuseI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
11 NewX - Native species
12 NolichuckyX - Native species
13 PigeonX - Native species
14 RoanokeI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
15 TarI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
16 WaccamawI - Native species, but introduced into this basin
17 YadkinI - Native species, but introduced into this basin