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Yellow Bullhead
2009-01-13 20:29:03

The Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish. Their range extends throughout the central and eastern US from central Texas north into North Dakota and east through the Great Lakes region to the coast. Its habitat includes pools, backwaters, and sluggish current over soft or mildly rocky substrate in creeks, small to larger rivers, and shallow portions of lakes and...

Black Bullhead
2009-01-13 20:23:38

The Black Bullhead (Ameiurus melas) is a species of bullhead catfish. The original distribution of the black bullhead included the central plains west of the Appalachians and east of the Rockies, extending north into Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and south into south Texas and New Mexico. They have been introduced west of the Rockies and today are found also in areas of British Columbia, Alberta,...

Brown Bullhead
2007-12-18 14:22:53

The Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus), is a fish of the family Ictaluridae. It is widely distributed throughout North America. It is a species of bullhead catfish and is similar to the black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) and yellow bullhead (Ameiurus natalis). The brown bullhead is also widely known as the "mud pout", "horned pout" or "hornpout" or simply "mud cat", along with the other bullhead...

Flathead catfish
2005-06-09 12:34:48

The Flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris), also known as yellow cat, opelousas, mud cat and shovelhead cat, are large North American freshwater catfish. Ranging from the lower Great Lakes region to northern Mexico, they have been widely introduced and are an invasive species in some areas. Their native range includes a broad area west of the Appalachian Mountains encompassing large rivers...

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.