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buffalo fish

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buffalo fish

n
1. (Animals) any of several freshwater North American hump-backed cyprinoid fishes of the genus Ictiobus: family Catostomidae (suckers)
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Noun1.buffalo fish - any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valleybuffalo fish - any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valley
sucker - mostly North American freshwater fishes with a thick-lipped mouth for feeding by suction; related to carps
black buffalo, Ictiobus niger - fish of the lower Mississippi
buffalofish - large carp-like North American fish
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(1-3) The first cases of Haff disease in the US were reported from Texas in 1984 following the consumption of cooked freshwater largemouth buffalo fish, Ictiobus cyprinellus (Figure 1).
Not just for carp and gar, mind you, but bullfrogs, snapping turtles, buffalo fish and drum.
Gallery owner Allison Geiger with artist Shawn McNulty at the opening reception of the first featured artist show at Buffalo Fish Fine Art.
All patients had eaten buffalo fish before onset of illness.
In 1997, six cases of Haff disease were identified in the United States (four in California and two in Missouri) among persons who ate buffalo fish (Ictiobus cyprinellus), a bottom-feeding species found mostly in the Mississippi River or its tributaries.

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