Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34933
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateMA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.E.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
CommentsOnly confirmed report. Recent reports are probably misidentifications. Probably incidental with stockings of other bullheads.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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