Fish Species Description
Alternate Names: mud cat, shovelhead cat
The flathead catfish is considered introduced to that Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint and all Atlantic slope drainages.
Basin Distribution in Georgia:
In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Satilla, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha, and Savannah River basins.
Additional Information from Georgia Department of Natural Resources:
There is no conservation status map available for this species.
There is no profile available for this species.
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