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Synonyms for bullhead

freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines

any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States

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Tumor frequencies in walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) and brown bullhead (Ictalurus nebulosus) and sediment contaminants in tributaries of the Laurentian Great Lakes.
While the benthic substrate of Cayuga Marsh supported few species and was structurally simple, direct feeding by large fish such as brown bullhead did not significantly affect abundances of organisms in lower trophic levels.
While most brown bullheads caught in New York waters average about one pound in weight, occasionally an angler catches a real lunker.
Hartley said biologists found 40 yellow perch, a half-dozen brown bullheads, 15 white perch, six chain pickerel and five largemouth bass.
Hartley, the division's fish kill coordinator, reported initially that biologists found 40 yellow perch, six brown bullheads, 15 white perch, six chain pickerel and five largemouth bass.
It also has brown bullheads, bluegill and yellow perch, as well as forage fish such as golden shiners and minnows.
New York State waters are home to several catfish species, including the channel catfish, white catfish, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead and black bullhead.