Specimen Information

Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus melas
(Black Bullhead)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID46833
GroupFishes
GenusAmeiurus
Speciesmelas
Common NameBlack Bullhead
StateWV
CountyGreenbrier
LocalitySherwood Lake, Greenbrier River system
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreenbrier
HUC8 Number05050003
HUC10 NameAnthony Creek
HUC10 Number0505000305
HUC12 NameMeadow Creek
HUC12 Number050500030501
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport | stocked for food
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
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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