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Fish Species Description

Brown bullhead

Ameiurus nebulosus

(Lesueur, 1819)

brown bullhead Species Photo

Classification

Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ictaluridae
Alternate Names: mudcat

Status:


Freshwater

brown bullhead Region Map

Notes:

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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