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Reports and Prospects for Catfish
This endangered species is the smallest catfish in Missouri, where it lives under rocks in riffles or runs, in the clear water of Spring River in Jasper County.
This small catfish is rare and endangered in Missouri. It has been recorded from only a few locations in the southeastern portion of the state.
This catfish is also known as mud cat, black catfish, yellow belly bullhead and horned pout.
This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.
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