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Ameiurus natalis
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Ameiurus natalis
Taxonomic Group: Fishes
Common name: YELLOW BULLHEAD

Overview:

Yellow Bullheads (Ameiurus natalis) are freshwater catfish native to interior basins of North America from the St. Lawrence River-Lake Champlain west to North Dakota and south to Florida and Texas and on the Atlantic coast from southern Florida to the Hudson River. They have been introduced to Connecticut and Massachusetts, California and Oregon. They are rare in the San Francisco estuary, and uncommon in the Columbia River estuary. No Impacts have been reported.

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Citation:

Fofonoff PW, Ruiz GM, Steves B, Simkanin C, & Carlton JT (2018)
National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System.
http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/.
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