Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30601
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateCO
CountyMesa
LocalityColorado River below Gunnison River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters-Plateau
HUC8 Number14010005
HUC10 NameBig Salt Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1401000516
HUC12 NameMonument Canyon-Colorado River
HUC12 Number140100051606
Map
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Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1578
Author:Tyus, H.M., B.D. Burdick, R.A. Valdez, C.M. Haynes, T.A. Lytle, and C.R. Berry.
Date:1982
Title:Fishes of the upper Colorado basin: distribution, abundance, and status.
Publisher:Western Division, American Fisheries Society.
Pages:12-70
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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