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Yellow Bullhead

Yellow Bullhead

Ameiurus natalis

Yellow Bullhead occurs in lakes and low gradient streams with clear water and some vegetation. It has expanded its range rapidly in the last 20 years and is considered to be non-native in four of the 17 watersheds. There are records for all watersheds except Black and the eastern counties of Long Island, and there are few records for areas to the north. Its range and frequency occurrences have increased substantially in recent years, particularly in Chemung, Susquehanna, Delaware and Allegheny watersheds.

Fish atlas map for Yellow Bullhead.