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Flat and or Snail Bullheads?


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#1 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:50 PM

I caught all of these in and around Charlotte, NC. Bullheads+_1_.JPG



#2 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:50 PM

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#3 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:51 PM

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#4 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:51 PM

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#5 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:52 PM

This one was gut hooked unfortunately and died. He appeared to have mottling appear as it died but there was no mottling beforehand. Bullheads+_5_.JPG



#6 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:52 PM

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#7 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:53 PM

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#8 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:53 PM

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#9 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:55 PM

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#10 taldridge0321

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 04:56 PM

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#11 gerald

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Posted 27 July 2016 - 08:08 AM

If maxillary barbels (at corner of mouth) have light front edge and dark rear, and chin barbels are all light, then they're most likely flats. 


Gerald Pottern
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#12 taldridge0321

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Posted 27 July 2016 - 09:34 AM

If maxillary barbels (at corner of mouth) have light front edge and dark rear, and chin barbels are all light, then they're most likely flats. 

I can usually tell if they are flats pretty easily but these two kinda look like they could go both ways.



#13 fritz

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Posted 27 July 2016 - 10:05 AM

I agree with Gerald.  also the anal fin looks like a flat



#14 taldridge0321

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Posted 27 July 2016 - 03:59 PM

Thanks guys. I guess they are both Flats then. Caught some new stuff today in Shelby and posted the album. If you guys have some time I would appreciate looking over it and giving me your two cents. Know I got Tessies, Fantail Darter, Rosyside Dace and a few more that I am need to id. Thanks .

 

Tim

I agree with Gerald.  also the anal fin looks like a flat





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