Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID37260
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateNC
LocalityPee Dee drainage, upper
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NamePee Dee
HUC8 Number03040000
Map
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Collection Year1940
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1552
Author:Burkhead, N.M, R.E. Jenkins, and E.G. Maurakis
Date:1980
Title:New records, distribution and diagnostic characters of Virginia ictalurid catfishes with an adnexed adipose fin.
Journal:Brimleyana
Volume:4
Pages:75-93
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 138480
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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