Specimen Information

Ameiurus natalis
Ameiurus natalis
(Yellow Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34934
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesnatalis
Common NameYellow Bullhead
StateMA
Localitycentral MA drainages
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:103
Author:Hartel, K.
Date:1992
Title:Non-native fishes known from Massachusetts freshwaters.
Journal:Occasional Reports of the MCZ Fish Department
Volume:2
Pages:1-9
CommentsCurrent Massachusetts distribution (which is different than for any other native species) and lack of specimens and reports from the 1800's confirm its introduced status.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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