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see catfishcatfish,
common name applied to members of the fish families constituting the order Siluriformes, found in fresh and coastal waters. Catfish are named for the barbels ("whiskers") around their mouths and have scaleless skins, fleshy, rayless posterior fins, and sharp defensive
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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 following 11 species have decreased in occurrence more than 50% from past to present samples: Nocomis micropogon, Notropis dorsalis, Notropis heterolepis, Phoxinus neogae us, Ameiurus melas, Noturus flavus, Noturus gyrinus, Erimyzon sucetta, Moxostoma duquesnei, Etheostoma flabellare, and Etheostomamicroperca.
4 Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus -- -- Stonecat Noturus flavus 9 15.
These small catfishes, usually less than a few inches long, comprise the genus Noturus.
Body elongate; dorsal, anal and caudal fins with black margins; side of body lacking vein-like lines Noturus exilis 2b.
A revision of the catfish genus Noturus Rafinesque with an analysis of higher groups in the Ictaluridae.
2), 15(17, 1172) Moxostoma 5 (1, 139), 14 (1, 69) erythrurum 15 (8, 1475) Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas Ameiurus natalis 5 (1, 69) Ameiurus nebulosus 3 (3, 1284) 15 (1, 188) Noturus miurus 6 (2, 7.
187 3 Lepomis macrochirus 173 3 Lepomis megalotis 169 2 Dorosoma cepedianum 160 2 Lepomis humilis 151 2 Dorosoma petenense 149 2 Pomoxis annularis 127 2 Lepomis cyanellus 65 1 Micropterus punctulatus 59 1 Morone chrysops 31 <1 Percina macrolepida 31 <1 Ictalurus punctatus 29 <1 Etheostoma gracile 11 <1 Notemigonus crysoleucas 10 <1 Cyprinus carpio 10 <1 Percina caprodes 10 <1 Minytrema melanops 9 <1 Lepomis gulosus 7 <1 Ictalurus natalis 7 <1 Noturus gyrinus 6 <1 Aplodinotus grunniens 5 <1 Pimephales promelas 5 <1 Etheostoma chlorosomum 5 <1 Lepomis microlophus 4 <1 Ictalurus melas 3 <1 Pomoxis nigromaculatus 2 <1 Pylodictus olivarus 1 <1 Etheostoma spectabile 1 <1 Carpiodes carpio 1 <1 Table 2.
In 2004, an additional 12 species (Campostoma oligolepis, Nocomis biguttatus, Notemigonus crysoleucus, Phoxinus erythrogaster, Carpiodes velifer, Carpiodes carpio, Ictalurus punctatus, Noturus gyrinus, Gambusia affinis, Lepomis gulosus, Poxomis nigromaculatus, and Aplodinotus grunniens) were the first verified records for the watershed.
punctatus, channel catfish 605 83 126 Noturus eleutherus, mountain madtom 1 1 N.
Ninety-seven species were collected, of which 13 (Lepisosteus oculatus, Dorosorma petenense, Umbra limi, Erimystax dissimilis, Macrlhybopsis storeriana, Notropis wickliff, Phoxinus erythrogaster, Noturus eleutherus, Morone chrysops x M.