A.Scharf (1) Andy Smith (1) Michael
Diangelo (1) Allan James (1) Amanda MacGregor
(1 Drawing) Jane Bedford (2) Karl-Heinz
Dau (1 Stamp) Reinhold
They have been introduced
to a few countries throughout Europe but are native to North America
and Mexico and are mainy used as a sport fish in the U.S. where
it is one of the species used in the "pay as you fish"
ponds. To tell the difference between the "Catfishes"
and the "Bullheads" in the family Ictularidae
is quite simple, the Catfishes have a forked tail, as in the Channel
Catfish, and the Bullhead catfish have a truncate (straightish)
North America: Central
drainages of the United States to southern Canada and northern