Re: NANFA-- Lake catfish

Christopher Scharpf (
Tue, 24 Dec 2002 15:29:39 -0400

Although Villarius is a synonym of Ictalurus (the channel catfishes),
Villarous lacustris (Walbaum) actually refers to the burbot, Lota lota.

So what old book did you dig this name up from?

Chris Scharpf

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> Looking for information on the Lake Catfish, Villarius lacustris (Walbaum).
> Thanks!
> Ellen
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