black bullhead

black bullhead
noun
: a small dusky greenish brown to black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) having a flattened head and plump body and being widely distributed chiefly in sluggish waters in much of temperate No. America — called also horned pout

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a common freshwater catfish, Ictalurus melas, of North America, considered by some to be a food delicacy.

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  • Black bullhead — Taxobox name = Black bullhead image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Siluriformes familia = Ictaluridae genus = Ameiurus species = A. melas binomial = Ameiurus melas binomial authority =Rafinesque …   Wikipedia

  • black bullhead — juodoji katžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ictalurus melas angl. black bullhead; black catfish; yellow bellied bullhead rus. чёрный сомик ryšiai: platesnis terminas – amerikinės katžuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • black bullhead — a common freshwater catfish, Ictalurus melas, of North America, considered by some to be a food delicacy. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bullhead — may mean:* Kinds of fish, including: ** Certain sculpins, including: *** European bullhead, Cottus gobio *** Siberian bullhead, Cottus poecilopus *** Norway bullhead, Taurulus Liljeborgi ** Bullhead catfish, genus Ameiurus , including: *** Black… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullhead catfish — Taxobox name = Bullhead catfish fossil range = Oligocene Recent image width = 240px image caption = Ameiurus nebulosus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Siluriformes familia = Ictaluridae genus = Ameiurus genus… …   Wikipedia

  • bullhead — /bool hed /, n. 1. any of several North American, freshwater catfishes of the genus Ictalurus, having a rounded or truncate caudal fin. 2. any of several other fishes, as the freshwater sculpins of the genus Cottus, esp. those species having a… …   Universalium

  • black catfish — juodoji katžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ictalurus melas angl. black bullhead; black catfish; yellow bellied bullhead rus. чёрный сомик ryšiai: platesnis terminas – amerikinės katžuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bullhead — noun /ˈbʌlˌhɛd/ a) any of a variety of related species of generally dark colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae. b) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas. Syn: mudcat …   Wiktionary

  • Bullhead — Bull head , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A fresh water fish of many species, of the genus {Uranidea}, esp. {Uranidea gobio} of Europe, and {Uranidea Richardsoni} of the United States; called also {miller s thumb}. (b) In America, several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullhead whiting — Bullhead Bull head , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A fresh water fish of many species, of the genus {Uranidea}, esp. {Uranidea gobio} of Europe, and {Uranidea Richardsoni} of the United States; called also {miller s thumb}. (b) In America, several species …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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