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Brown Bullhead

Brown Bullhead

Ameiurus nebulosus

Brown Bullhead lives in lakes and rivers with silty bottoms or thick submerged aquatic vegetation. It is a generalist and tolerant of degraded conditions. All watersheds contain brown bullheads and it is among the most frequently caught species. In most Adirondack ponds it is not native.

Fish atlas map for Brown Bullhead.