Content tagged with "game fish"

Image of American Bullfrog

American Bullfrog

Lithobates catesbeianus (formerly Rana catesbeiana)
The American bullfrog is Missouri’s largest frog. This common species is easy to hear on warm nights when the males call a deep, sonorous “jug-a-rum, jug-a-rum” that can be heard from half a mile away.

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Image of a green frog

Green Frog

Lithobates clamitans (formerly Rana clamitans)
The green frog looks similar to a bullfrog but is smaller and has a ridge of skin along the sides of the back that is not found on bullfrogs. It is a game animal in Missouri.

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Color illustration of the northern pike, a long, narrow game fish

Northern Pike

The northern pike is a Missouri game fish.

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Color illustration of the tiger muskie, a long, narrow game fish

Tiger Muskie

The tiger muskie is a game fish in Missouri.

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