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Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)


Brown BullheadDescription: Brown Bullhead, known also as barbotte, has a roundish, tapered body with black barbells (whiskers) on the chin, a dark brown back with lighter brown sides and cream coloured on the belly. The dorsal and pectoral fins have stiff spines and the skin is smooth without scales. The typical size for this species is averaging around 0.9-4.6 kg.

Habitat: Bullhead, the most common catfish in the South Nation River, is found in shallow bays and creeks in spring but move into deeper, clearer channels in summer.