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Jump to next section Summary of Ictalurus
Pronounced ick tal oo russ
Etymology Ictalurus: From the Greek ichthys, meaning fish, and ailouros, meaning cat; literally "fish cat" (=catfish).
Size Smallest 450mm, largest 1651mm, average 837mm, most commonly 700mm. All SL.
Species There are 9 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (22%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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1. Ictalurus punctatus (77.61%)
2. Ictalurus furcatus (22.39%)

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