Taxon profile


Yellow Bullhead
Ameiurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Ictaluridae - North American freshwater catfishes »  genus Ameiurus - bullheads

Scientific synonyms

Pimelodus natalis Lesueur, 1819
Ictalurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819)

Least Concern LC


Ameiurus natalis - Yellow Bullhead

Author: Engbretson, Eric

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [3021]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/874]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Ameiurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Ameiurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Ameiurus natalis (Le Sueur, 1819)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Daniels, R. A.; R. S. Morse; B. R. Weatherwax (2006): Fish, Conewango Creek, Allegheny River Drainage, New York, USA, Check List 2(1):14-19 [as Ameiurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819)]

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.