flathead catfish

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Synonyms for flathead catfish

large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw

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Ecology and management of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris populations in the middle Missouri River, NE.
The smallest depth ratio of all fish collected came from flathead catfish (0.
Food habits of adult flathead catfish, Pylodictus olivaris (Rafinesque), in Oklahoma reservoirs.
Glochidia doubled or tripled in size while attached to yellow and black bullheads, slender madtom, and flathead catfish.
Mercury is converted from an inorganic form in the water to an organic form that enters the food chain and is magnified in concentration a million-fold by the time it gets to top predator fish like largemouth bass and flathead catfish.
The three major species are the channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish.
5-inch flathead catfish last July in California's stretch of the Colorado River.
According to the Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) guide titled, Choose Wisely: A Healthy Guide to Eating Fish in Wisconsin, women of childbearing age and children under fifteen years old should only eat two meals per month of canned white tuna, tuna steaks and halibut; and eat only one meal per month of fish like walleye, northern pike, smallmouth and largemouth bass, and flathead catfish.
Applied Science--After Texas legalized noodling (hand-fishing) in 2011, some catfish anglers became concerned that this practice might lead to overharvest, especially of large flathead catfish that are targeted when spawning in logs and crevices.
True river monsters, flathead catfish rank among the largest freshwater fish in North America.
Demographics and the ecological role of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in commercially exploited and unexploited reaches of the Wabash river with implications for the flathead catfish {Pylodictis olivaris).
Flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) is another species, typical of large rivers, that was first and last collected in 1987 as a single individual from Tipsaw Lake.
Additionally, the highly predaceous nonnative flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris implicated in massive declines of smaller-bodied catfishes (and other fishes) following its introduction outside of native range in the United States (Guire et al.
Spearfishing season for flathead catfish is open from July 15 until March 15.