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Buffalo, smallmouth

31 in   	Weiss Lake, AL, USA   04-May-2013  	Evan Howard 31 in Weiss Lake, AL, USA 04-May-2013 Evan Howard

(Ictiobus bubalus, from the Greek for "bull-fish" and "buffalo")

The smallmouth buffalo is a Cypriniformes fish species found in the major tributaries and surrounding waters of the Mississippi River in the United States as well as some other water systems where it has been introduced. It is a stocky fish like its relatives the bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus) and the black buffalo (Ictiobus niger), although the smallmouth buffalo's mouth is located ventrally like other Catostomidae species while the bigmouth buffalo's mouth is terminal and opens forward, and the smallmouth buffalo's eyes are significantly larger than those of the black buffalo. These three species are superficially similar to the common carp (Cyprinus carpio), but all lack the characteristic barbels.

LengthLocationCatch DateAnglerKayak
31 in Weiss Lake, AL, USA 04-May-2013 Evan Howard Jackson Kayak Coosa



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