Life History and Reproductive Biology

  • Craig S. Tucker
  • Edwin H. Robinson


Channel catfish were originally native to Mexico and states bordering the Gulf of Mexico as well as states within the Mississippi Valley. The species has been introduced throughout the United States and in many other countries during the past century; thus the channel catfish is widely distributed.


Reproductive Biology Channel Catfish American Fishery Society Ictalurus Punctatus Trunk Kidney 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Craig S. Tucker
    • 1
  • Edwin H. Robinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Mississippi State UniversityUSA

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