Table Bc05: Electrofishing Summary for the Lower Black River Subbasin

Table Bc05: Electrofishing Summary for the Lower Black River Subbasin

 

NUMBER CAPTURED (Catch Rate (No./hr))
Fish Species Black River Mainstem Cane Creek Tenmile Creek
Centrachidae (Sunfishes)
Longear sunfish 1,977 (31) 1,106 (221) 1,110 (218)
Bluegill sunfish 1,447 (23) 87 (17) 37 (7)
Redear sunfish 23 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Warmouth Sunfish 118 (2) 30 (6) 0 (0)
Green Sunfish 41 (1) 99 (20) 32 (6)
Spotted Sunfish 39 (1) 20 (4) 20 (4)
Flier 0 (0) 1 (<1) 0 (0)
Orange Spotted Sunfish 23 (<1) 0 (0) 7 (1)
Shadow Bass 177 (3) 68 (14) 209 (41)
White Crappie 143 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Black Crappie 112 (2) 8 (2) 0 (0)
Spotted Bass 1,070(17) 52 (10) 10 (2)
Largemouth Bass 281 (4) 22 (4) 32 (6)
Smallmouth Bass 70 (1) 10 (2) 119 (23)
Ictaluridae (Catfishes)
Channel Catfish 328 (5) 2 (<1) 0 (0)
Flathead Catfish 30 (<1) 1 (<1) 0 (0)
Black Bullhead 12 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Yellow Bullhead 2 (<1) 23 (5) 71 (14)
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Spotted Sucker 108 (2) 24 (5) 26 (5)
Northern Hogsucker 777 (12) 53 (11) 77 (14)
Blue Sucker 20 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Black Redhorse 131(2) 22(4) 6(1)
Golden Redhorse 1091(17) 228(46) 388(76)
River Redhorse 543 (9) 4 (1) 0 (0)
Shorthead Redhorse 100(2) 0(0) 0(0)
Silver Redhorse 17 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Redhorse spp.a 1,930 (30) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Smallmouth Buffalo 398 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Bigmouth Buffalo 94 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Black Buffalo 62 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
River Carpsucker 10 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Spotted Gar 147 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Shortnose Gar 89 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Longnose Gar 57 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Sciaenidae (Drums)
Freshwater Drum 245 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Cyprinidae (Minnows)
Carp 426 (7) 3 (1) 0 (0)
Subtotal 426 (7) 3 (1) 0 (0)
Percidae (Perches)
Walleye 71 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Sauger 11 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Subtotal 82 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Percichthyidae (Sea Basses)
White Bass 16 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Subtotal 16 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Esocidae (Pikes)
Chain Pickerel 14 (<1) 0 (0) 2 (<1)
Grass Pickerel 2 (<1) 7 (1) 3 (1)
Subtotal 16 (<1) 7 (1) 5 (1)
Amiidae (Bowfins)
Bowfins 38 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Subtotal 38 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Anguillidae (Eels)
American Eel 3 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Hiodontidae (Mooneyes)
Mooneye 75 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Skipjack 14 (<1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Gizzard Shad 2,896 (46) 1 (<1) 0 (0)
Total 15,278(241) 1,871(374) 2,149(421)
Effort (hrs) 63.5 5.0 5.1
#EF Samples 23 4 3

a: In 1974, 1982, and 1983, redhorse suckers were not separated to species level.

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