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Fish Species Description

Brown bullhead

Ameiurus nebulosus

(Lesueur, 1819)

brown bullhead Species Photo


Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ictaluridae
Alternate Names: mudcat



brown bullhead Region Map


This species has been reported frequently from the St. Marys River system, but we are unaware of voucher specimens to document this occurrence.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in all major river basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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