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Jump to next section Summary of Ameiurus
Pronounced Ai MEE you russ
Etymology Ameiurus: ''curtailed'' refers to the lack of a deep notch in the caudal fin.
Size Smallest 280mm, largest 600mm, average 428mm, most commonly 290mm. All SL.
Species There are 7 "species" in the database
Keepers 6 species (85%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Ameiurus melas (34.74%)
2. Ameiurus natalis (27.37%)
3. Ameiurus nebulosus (23.16%)
4. Ameiurus serracanthus (10.53%)
5. Ameiurus catus (3.16%)
6. Ameiurus platycephalus (1.05%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Ameiurus species


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