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Flathead Catfish

Pylodictis olivaris (Rafinesque 1818)

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Pylodictis olivaris (Flathead Catfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family North American catfishes. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic, Mexico, Canada, and United States. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 155 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Flathead Catfish. View this species on GBIF