Black Bullhead

Ameiurus melas

Summary 2

The black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) is a species of bullhead catfish. Like other bullhead catfish, it has the ability to thrive in waters that are low in oxygen, brackish, turbid and/or very warm. It also has barbels located near its mouth, a broad head, spiny fins and no scales. It can be identified from other bullheads as the barbels are black, and it has a tan crescent around the tail. Its caudal fin is truncate (squared...

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  1. (c) Sam Kieschnick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1937394
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1.kingdom Animals
2.class Fish
Color black, grey