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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

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

Other names

= Black Catfish
= Hornedpout

Least Concern

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Links and literature

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

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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
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
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