Table Bc04: Percent species composition of electrofishing catch

Table Bc04. Percent species composition of electrofishing catch from the Eleven Point River in 1963, 1964, 1978, 1985,1989,and 1990. Number in parentheses is sample size. (Mayers 1994)
Species 1963 1964 1978 1985 1989 1990
Rainbow Trout 0 0 0 0 3(1) 0
Gizzard Shad 9(49) 2(22) 30(173) 15(107) 21(275) *
Northern Hog Sucker 2(12) 6(52) <1(3) 3(22) 6(83) *
Spotted Sucker 0 0 0 0 <1(1) *
Black Redhorse 12(67) 18(162) 22(124) 6(41) 16(213) *
Golden Redhorse 6(31) 8(74) 5(30) 16(116) 4(60) *
Shorthead Redhorse Redhorse 0 0 0 0 <1(1) *
Yellow Bullhead <1(3) <1(4) <1(2) <1(2) 1(14) 1(12)
Chain Pickerel <1(3) <1(4) 1(4) 1(8) <1(6) 2(18)
Smallmouth Bass 4(12) 6(50) 15(84) 4(32) 10(127) 18(152)
Largemouth Bass 1(6) 2(14) 1(8) 4(27) 5(66) 6(50)
Warmouth <1(2) <1(3) <1(1) <1(1) <1(5) 0
Green Sunfish 9(49) 7(65) 2(12) 1(9) 1(13) 2(13)
Spotted Sunfish 1(5) <1(4) 0 <1(3) <1(2) 0
Longear Sunfish 34(184) 33(290) 16(90) 39(275) 23(296) 47(404)
Bluegill 1(6) 2(14) 1(6) 1(7) 1(13) 1(9)
Shadow Bass 5(25) 8(72) 3(19) 6(44) 9(111) 22(186)
Hybrid Sunfish <1(2) <1(1) 0 0 <1(3) 1(10)
Carp 12(61) 5(46) 3(15) 0 * *
American Eel 1(5) 1(9) 0 <1(3) * *

*Species were not collected.

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