Flathead Catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) Vintage Lithography Illustration

Flathead Catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) Vintage Lithography Illustration

This is a high-quality digital reproduction of a vintage lithography illustration of a flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris), a large and predatory species of North American freshwater catfish. You can download the image in high resolution PNG with transparent background, or as a vector image. You can also order various products featuring the image, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts.

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Are you a fan of vintage biology illustrations and catfish? If so, you will love this product. This is a digital reproduction of a lithography illustration of a flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris), a large and predatory species of North American freshwater catfish that can reach up to 69 inches (175 cm) in length and 139 pounds (63 kg) in weight. Ad12

Lithography is a planographic printing process that makes use of the immiscibility of oil and water3It was invented in 1796 by the German author and actor Alois Senefelder and was initially used mostly for musical scores and maps4 Lithography can produce beautiful and detailed images with a range of tones and textures5

You can download the image in high resolution PNG with transparent background, which is ideal for printing or editing. You can also download the image as a vector image, which is scalable and editable without losing quality. You can use the image for personal or commercial purposes, as long as you do not resell or redistribute it.

You can also order various products featuring the image, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and t-shirts. These products are made with high-quality materials and printed with eco-friendly ink. They are perfect for decorating your home, office, or classroom, or for giving as gifts to your friends and family who love vintage art and catfish.

The flathead catfish is also known by other names, such as mudcat, shovelhead cat, yellow cat, Johnnie cat, goujon, appaluchion, opelousas, pied cat and Mississippi catAd16 In other languages, it is called bagre de cabeza plana (Spanish), poisson-chat à tête plate (French), Plattkopfwels (German), pesce gatto a testa piatta (Italian), and 扁头鲶 (Chinese).

The flathead catfish is an ambush predator, eating any species of fish it can catch, along with insects, crustaceans, mollusks, worms, frogs, and other available aquatic food sourcesAd1 It is one of the only species of fish in the Mississippi river basin able to eat adult Asian carpAd1 It is considered an invasive species in some areas, particularly the Chesapeake Bay, where it has expanded its range and population and has the potential to cause a lot of harm to the native ecosystem2 However, it is also considered a tasty and nutritious fish, and many states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working together to encourage recreational and commercial fishing for these catfish.

If you are interested in learning more about the flathead catfish, its history, biology, and impact, you can check out these sources: Ad12

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