brown bullhead

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freshwater catfish of eastern United States

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(1) Species 1884 1937 Bullhead catfishes (Ictaluridae) Flathead catfish, Pylodictis olivaris X Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus X Brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus X X Carp (Cyprinidae) Common carp, Cyprinius carpio carpio X X Ide, Leuciscus idus auratus X Goldfish, Carassius auratous X Tench, Tinca tinca X Suckers (Catostomidae) Buffalo, Ictiobus sp.
A total of 563 Brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) collected from Black River in 1981, 1982, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996, from Buckeye Lake in 1981 and 1982, and from Old Woman Creek in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 were examined for the LSI.
In the earlier study, nine species were caught and the brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) was most abundant.
Two USNM specimens originally identified as Ameiurus nebulosus from the Memphis area were borrowed by me and found to be A.
Cope (1864) described two supposedly blind ictalurids from a Pennsylvania cave as a new species, Gronias nigrilabris, but Taylor (1969) identified them as Ameiurus nebulosus (Lesueur) and noted that both possessed two eyes (although the eyes were asymmetrically developed).
Six species were newly recorded from the watershed including: quillback (Carpiodes cyprinus), spotted sucker (Minytrema melanops), brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus), blackstripe topminnow (Fundulus notatus), least darter (Etheostoma microperca), and logperch (Percina caprodes) (Table 2).