Bullhead, black (Ameiurus melas)

(Rafinesque, 1820); ICTALURIDAE FAMILY
The black bullhead is found from southern Ontario through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River, south to the Gulf of Mexico. It occurs from Montana in the west to the Appalachians in the east, and has been introduced into Arizona, California, and various other western states as well as a few states east of the Appalachians.
Despite the common names, black bullhead (Ameiurus melas), brown bullhead (A. nebulosus), and yellow bullhead (A. natalis), color is not the best way to identify these fish. The “black” bullhead may be dark green, olive, brown, yel... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
3.69 kg (8 lb 2 oz)
Massapequa Lake, Long Island, New York, USA
08-Aug-2015

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