Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID45469
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateVA
CountyGrayson
LocalityNew River at town of Fries
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper New
HUC8 Number05050001
Map
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Collection Year1939
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait | stocked for sport
Statusextirpated
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
Reference 2
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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:20915
Author:Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
Commentsonly verified specimens from the New drainage
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalNational Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 109467
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuvenile
Number Preserved4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2021].

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