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catfish

primitive, eel-like, freshwater fish; naked or covered with spines or plates but not scales. Members of the suborder Siluroidea, catfish are divided into many families, genera and species, e.g. blue, bullhead, channel, electric.
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Exactly 100 years after Jordan's initial discovery, the North Fork Holston, Tellico and French Broad rivers receive the NEP designation for yellowfin madtom thanks to the tireless efforts of USFWS Biologist Richard Biggins.
By collection method (1983-1984): Multimesh Large mesh Species Otter Trawl gill net gill net Ictalurus furcatus 2088 783 3 Blue catfish Ictalurus punctatus 1807 80 1 Channel catfish Pylodictus olivaris 1 0 0 Flathead catfish Ameiurus natalis 0 0 0 Yellow bullhead Ameiurus melas 0 1 0 Black bullhead Noturus gyrinus 0 0 0 Tadpole madtom Bagre marinus 1 7 0 Gafftopsail catfish Arius felis 0 1 0 Sea catfish By collection method (1983-1984): Species Rotenone Totals Ictalurus furcatus 0 2874 Blue catfish Ictalurus punctatus 8 1896 Channel catfish Pylodictus olivaris 8 9 Flathead catfish Ameiurus natalis 6 6 Yellow bullhead Ameiurus melas 0 1 Black bullhead Noturus gyrinus 1 1 Tadpole madtom Bagre marinus 0 8 Gafftopsail catfish Arius felis 0 1 Sea catfish TABLE 2B.
The freckled madtom is abundant in the Austroriparian.
Life-history of the slender madtom, Noturus exilis, in southern Illinois (Pisces: Ictaluridae).
stramineus), bluntnose minnow (Pimephales notatus), channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), and brindled madtom (Noturus miurus).
Geological Survey (USGS) began a study to assess effects of historic zinc-lead mining on Neosho madtom populations (Wildhaber 2006).
An interesting catfish, the freckled madtom (Noturus nocturnus), was collected in the Des Plaines River just above its confluence with the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on 16 May 2005.
An example of how SIFT participants are working together under the strategy involved the pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli) release in May 2001.
Ouachita madtom (Noturus lachneri) metapopulation dynamics in intermittent Ouachita mountain streams.
The frecklebelly madtom (Noturus munitus) complex, until recently considered a single species, represents an excellent example.
Freckled madtom (Noturus nocturnus) was collected only in Tehuacana Creek, and spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus) only in the old Richland Creek channel.