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Pylodictis olivaris  (Rafinesque, 1818)

Flathead catfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ictaluridae (North American freshwater catfishes)
Etymology: Pylodictis: Greek, pylos = mud + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  olivaris: Pylodictis (Greek)=mud fish; olivaris (Latin)=olive-colored (Ref. 79012).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten bottenlevande.   Temperate; ? - 33°C (Ref. 12741), preferred ?; 47°N - 26°N

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North America: lower Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from western Pennsylvania to White-Little Missouri River system in North Dakota, and south to Louisiana in the USA; Gulf Slope from Mobile Bay drainage in Georgia and Alabama, USA to Mexico. Transplanted elsewhere in USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 18 - 20 cm
Max length : 155 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5723); publicerad maxvikt: 55.8 kg (Ref. 40637); rapporterad maxålder: 20 år (Ref. 12193)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabit pools with logs and other debris in low-gradient to moderate-gradient, small to large rivers. Also found in lakes and impoundments. Young occur in rocky and sandy runs and riffles (Ref. 5723). Juveniles feed on aquatic insect immature in riffle areas (Ref. 10294). Older individuals consume crayfish, clams and fishes (Ref. 93252).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
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