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Summary information for BUFFALO, BLACK
Common Name BUFFALO, BLACK
Scientific Name ICTIOBUS NIGER
Status GAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in streams and ditches with strong to moderate current, sometimes in swamps or impoundments.
Distribution Occurs statewide but is not common. Is less abundant and widespread than the other 2 buffalo species in Missouri. *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BATES, BOONE, BUTLER, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARTER, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLARK, DAVIESS, DUNKLIN, HENRY, JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE, LEWIS, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONTGOMERY, NEW MADRID, NEWTON, OREGON, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PUTNAM, REYNOLDS, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCOTT, SHANNON, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, TANEY, WAYNE, WEBSTER

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