Ameiurus


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Related to Ameiurus: Ameiurus Melas, Ameiurus nebulosus
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Synonyms for Ameiurus

type genus of the Ameiuridae: bullhead catfishes

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Ameiurus natalis was collected exclusively in Cypress Creek and is often associated with small, clear, rock- or gravel-bottomed streams (Robison & Buchanan 1988).
Dorosoma cepedianum, Carpiodes carpio, Notemigonus crysoleucas, Notropis buchanani, Ameiurus melas, Pomoxis annularis, and Etheostoma lepidum were not collected in our sampling efforts, but were present, though relatively rare, in the 1957 collection.
1 - Astyanax mexicanus - - - - - Ameiurus natalis - - - - - Ictalurus punctatus 0.
By collection method (1983-1984): Multimesh Large mesh Species Otter Trawl gill net gill net Ictalurus furcatus 2088 783 3 Blue catfish Ictalurus punctatus 1807 80 1 Channel catfish Pylodictus olivaris 1 0 0 Flathead catfish Ameiurus natalis 0 0 0 Yellow bullhead Ameiurus melas 0 1 0 Black bullhead Noturus gyrinus 0 0 0 Tadpole madtom Bagre marinus 1 7 0 Gafftopsail catfish Arius felis 0 1 0 Sea catfish By collection method (1983-1984): Species Rotenone Totals Ictalurus furcatus 0 2874 Blue catfish Ictalurus punctatus 8 1896 Channel catfish Pylodictus olivaris 8 9 Flathead catfish Ameiurus natalis 6 6 Yellow bullhead Ameiurus melas 0 1 Black bullhead Noturus gyrinus 1 1 Tadpole madtom Bagre marinus 0 8 Gafftopsail catfish Arius felis 0 1 Sea catfish TABLE 2B.
The following 11 species have decreased in occurrence more than 50% from past to present samples: Nocomis micropogon, Notropis dorsalis, Notropis heterolepis, Phoxinus neogae us, Ameiurus melas, Noturus flavus, Noturus gyrinus, Erimyzon sucetta, Moxostoma duquesnei, Etheostoma flabellare, and Etheostomamicroperca.
41 Catostomus plebeius Native -- -- Cycleptus elongatus Native (b) -- -- Ictiobus bubalus Native (b) -- -- Moxostoma congestum Native (b) -- -- Ameiurus melas E.
Taxon Common Name Harmon Wynne Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner 213 17 Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner 673 2 Notropis texanus Weed Shiner 187 101 Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow 23 1 Order: Cyprinodontiformes Family: Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish 485 135 Family: Fundulidae Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow 429 16 Order: Siluriformes Family: Ictaluridae Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead 0 2 Order: Perciformes Family: Percidae Percina sciera Dusky Darter 2 0 Family: Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill 13 1 Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish 7 4 Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass 3 1 Total Abundance 2035 280 Table 2.
Two USNM specimens originally identified as Ameiurus nebulosus from the Memphis area were borrowed by me and found to be A.
Ameiurus natalis (= Amiurus cupreus)--No voucher specimens found.
Eight species were collected before impoundment of Lake Alan Henry and one additional species, Ameiurus melas, probably occurred in this area even though it was not present in pre-impoundment collections.
2), 15(17, 1172) Moxostoma 5 (1, 139), 14 (1, 69) erythrurum 15 (8, 1475) Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas Ameiurus natalis 5 (1, 69) Ameiurus nebulosus 3 (3, 1284) 15 (1, 188) Noturus miurus 6 (2, 7.
valenciennesi, greater redhorse 1 Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas, black bullhead 22 1 9 A.
Year Species 1941 1997 1998 Amia calva X Ctenopharyngodon idella X Erimyzon sucetta X Umbra limi X X Esox americanus X X X Esox lucius X X X Fundulus dispar X Fundulus notatus X Ameiurus nebulosus X Lepomis gulosus X X Lepomis macrochirus X X X Lepomis gibbosus X X Lepomis microlophus X Micropterus salmoides X X X Pomoxis annularis X Pomoxis nigromaculatus X Total species 7 8 10 Table 2.
Four of these species, Etheostoma flabellare, Notropis atherinoides, Cyprinus carpio, and Ameiurus natalis, have not been taken in the depot proper but were captured only in the Little Raccoon Creek easement downstream from the depot.
1 Ameiurus melas and 113 of 118 Lepomis cyanellus were taken in minnow traps set at two ponds (Figure 1).