Table Bc04: Fish Species Collected by Seining in the Black River Basin

Table Bc04: Fish Species Collected by Seining in the Black River Basin

 

(x species collected; - species not collected).
  Lower subbasin Upper subbasin
Common Name Prior to 1945 1945- 1975 1976-2000 Priorto 1945 1945-1975 1976-2000
CYPRINIDAE (MINNOWS)
Largescale stoneroller x x x x x x
Central stoneroller x x x x x x
Goldfish - x - - - -
Grass carp - - x - - -
Whitetail shiner x x x x x x
Blacktail shiner x x x - - -
Common carp - x x - - x
Ozark chub x x x - x x
Cypress minnow x - - - - -
Mississippi silvery minnow x x x - - -
Striped shiner x - x x x x
Bleeding shiner x x x x x x
Eastern redfin shiner x x x x - -
Ribbon shiner x x x - - -
Hornyhead chub x x x x x x
Golden shiner x x x x x -
Bigeye chub x x x x x x
Pallid shiner x - - - - -
Emerald shiner x x x - - -
Bigeye shiner x x x x x x
Wedgespot shiner x x x x x x
Taillight shiner x - x - - -
Ozark minnow x x x x x x
Ozark shiner - - - x x -
Rosyface shiner x x x x x x
Sabine shiner - x x - - -
Telescope shiner - - x x x x
Weed shiner x x x - - -
Mimic shiner x x x - - -
Pugnose minnow x x x - - -
Sourthern redbelly dace - x - x x x
Bluntnose minnow x x x x x x
Fathead minnow - x - - - -
Eastern slim minnow x x x - - -
Bullhead minnow x x x - x -
Creek chub x x x x x x
ICTALURIDAE (CATFISHES)
Black bullhead x x x - x x
Yellow bullhead x - x x x x
Channel catfish - x x - x x
Ozark madtom x x x x x x
Mountain madtom - x x - - -
Tadpole madtom x x x - - -
Brindled madtom x x x x - -
Freckled madtom x x x x - -
Flathead catfish x x x - - -
PERCIDAE (PERCHES)
Western sand darter - x x - - -
Scaly sand darter x x x - - -
Crystal darter - x x - - -
Mud darter - x x - - -
Greenside darter x x x x x x
Brook darter - - x x x x
Rainbow darter x x x x x x
Bluntnose darter x x x - - -
Barred fantail darter x x x x x x
Swamp darter - - x - - -
Striped fantail darter x x x - - -
Slough darter - - x - - -
Harlequin darter x x x - - -
Johnny darter x x - - - -
Goldstripe darter - x - - - -
Cypress darter x x x - - -
Speckled darter x x x x - -
Current River Orangethroat x x x - - -
Banded darter x x x x x x
Ohio logperch x x x x x x
Ozark logperch - - x - - -
Gilt darter x x x x x -
Blackside darter x x x - - -
Longnose darter - - x - - -
Dusky darter x x x - - -
River darter - x - - - -
Stargazing darter - x x - - -
Saddleback darter x x x - - -
Sauger x x x - - -
Walleye x x x - x -
CATOSTOMIDAE (SUCKERS)
River carpsucker - x x - - -
Blue sucker - x x - - -
Creek chubsucker x x x x x x
Northern hogsucker x x x x x x
Smallmouth buffalo x x x - - -
Bigmouth buffalo x x x - - -
Black buffalo - x x - - -
Spotted sucker x x x - - -
Silver redhorse x x x - - -
River redhorse x x x - - -
Black redhorse x x x x x x
Golden redhorse x x x x x x
Shorthead redhorse - x x - - -
CENTRARCHIDAE (SUNFISHES)
Shadow bass x x x x x x
Flier x - x - - -
Banded pygmy sunfish - x x - - -
Green sunfish x x x x x x
Warmouth x x x x x x
Orangespotted sunfish x x x - - -
Bluegill x x x x x x
Dollar sunfish - - x - - -
Longear sunfish x x x x x x
Redear sunfish - x x - x x
Red spotted sunfish x x x x x x
Bantam sunfish - - x - - -
Smallmouth bass x x x x x x
Spotted bass x x x x x x
Largemouth bass x x x - x x
White crappie x x x - x x
Black crappie x x x - - -
CYPRINODONTIDAE (KILLFISHES)
Northern studfish x x x x x x
Starhead topminnow - x x - - -
Blackstripe topminnow - x x - - -
Blackspotted topminnow x x x x x x
PETROMYZONTIDAE (LAMPREYS)
Chestnut lamprey - x - - x -
American brook lamprey - x - - - -
Least brook lamprey - - - - - x
LEPISOSTEIDAE (GARS)
Spotted gar - x x - - -
Longnose gar x x x - - x
Shortnose gar - x x - - -
CLUPEIDAE (HERRINGS)
Skipjack herring - - x - - -
Gizzard shad x x x - x x
PERCICHTHYIDAE (SEA BASSES)
White bass - x x - - -
Striped bass - - x - - -
COTTIDAE (SCULPINS)
Banded sculpin x x x x x x
Ozark sculpin x - x x x x
POECILIDAE (LIVE BEARERS)
Mosquitofish x x x - - -
ATHERINIDAE (SILVERSIDES)
Brook silversides x x x x x -
ESOCIDAE (PIKES)
Grass pickerel x x x x x x
Chain pickerel x x x - - x
APHRIDODERIDAE (PIRATE PERCHES)
Pirate perch x x x - - -
AMIIDAE (BOWFINS)
Bowfin - x x - - -
ANGULLIDAE (EELS)
American eel - x x x x -
SCIAENIDAE (DRUMS)
Freshwater drum - x x - x -
HIODONTIDAE (MOONEYES)
Goldeye - - x - - -
Mooneye - x x - - -
POLYODONTIDAE (PADDLEFISHES)
Paddlefish - x x - - -
Key Messages: 
Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.