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Black Bullhead
Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)

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

Silurus melas Rafinesque, 1820
Ictalurus melas melas (Rafinesque, 1820)
Ictalurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)
Ameirus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)
Ameiurus melas melas (Rafinesque, 1820)
Ameiurus vulgaris (Thompson, 1842)

Other names

= Black Catfish
= Hornedpout

Least Concern

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Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republici, Germanyi, North America: Mexico

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [291]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/873]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304642]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [202674]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]
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 melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2006/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820)]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list