A photo of a Flathead Catfish

About Flathead Catfish

Back and sides are mottled, dark-brown to yellow-brown, while belly is yellowish-white. Head is broad and flat with small eyes. Large mouth, lower jaw projecting beyond the upper jaw. Adipose fin is large; tail fin is square or slightly notched. Adult size: 12 to 50 inches.

Common Names

Shovelhead Catfish, Catfish

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