Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45300
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateVA
CountyMecklenburg
LocalityBuffalo Creek at Kerr Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Dan
HUC8 Number03010104
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:706
Author:Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead.
Date:1994
Title:Freshwater fishes of Virginia.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:1079 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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