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common name for several species of fish. 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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; sculpinsculpin,
common name for a member of the superfamily Cottoidea, bizarre fishes with large, spiny or armored heads and short, tapering bodies, found in both marine and freshwater habitats. The sculpins include species known as muddlers (i.e.
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Description: The brown bullhead has a dark yellowish to olive-brown back and upper sides, with noticeable mottling not seen on the black bullhead or channel catfish.
Tumor frequencies and contaminant concentrations in brown bullheads from an industrialized river and recreational lake.
During May and early June 1994 I collected only adult brook stickleback (Culaea inconstans) and an occasional adult brown bullhead (Ictalurus nebulosus) [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
The little yellow bullheads can easily be confused with brown bullheads, too.
Brown bullheads average 8-14 inches in length and can weigh up to two pounds.