Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1401655
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateAL
LocalityPea drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePea
HUC8 Number03140202
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date:1996
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Date:2004
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:78
Author:Smith-Vaniz, W.F.
Date:1968
Title:Freshwater Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Auburn, AL.
Pages:211 pp
CommentsNot native to coastal plain drainages that cross Florida (Boschung and Mayden 2004; Smith-Vaniz 1968).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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