Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID37012
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateNC
LocalityCatawba drainage
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:162
Author:Menhinick, E.F.
Date:1991
Title:The freshwater fishes of North Carolina.
Publisher:North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
Pages:227 pp
CommentsRegarded as native but may be introduced
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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