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Fish Species Description

Snail bullhead

Ameiurus brunneus

(Jordan, 1877)

snail bullhead Species Photo


Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ictaluridae
Alternate Names:



snail bullhead Region Map


Populations of snail bullhead in the Tennessee drainage of Georgia are considered introduced.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

Occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Satilla, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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