Table Bc02: Fish Species Collected in the Elk River Basin by Time Period

Table Bc02: Fish Species Collected in the Elk River Basin by Time Period

Common Name Scientific Name Period1
Southern brook lamprey Ichthyomyzon gagei B
Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus C, D
Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum A, C, D
Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss A
Central stoneroller Campostoma pullum A, B, C, D, E
Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella C
Common carp Cyprinus carpio C, D
Bluntface shiner Cyprinella camura A, B, D
Red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis A, D
Gravel chub Erimystax x-punctatus A, B, D
Cardinal shiner2 Luxilus cardinalis A, B, C, D, E
Redfin shiner Lythrurus umbratilis A
Redspot chub2 Nocomis asper A, B, C, D, E
Hornyhead chub Nocomis biguttatus D
Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas B
Bigeye chub Notropis amblops A, B, D, E
Bigeye shiner Notropis boops A, B, D, E
Wedgespot shiner Notropis greenei A, B, D
Ozark minnow Notropis nubilus A, B, C, D, E
Rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus A, B, C, D, E
Southern redbelly dace Phoxinus erythrogaster A, B, C, D, E
Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus A, B, C, D, E
Fathead minnow Pimephales promelas C
Creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus A, B, D, E
River carpsucker Carpiodes carpio B
Quillback Carpiodes cyprinus C
White sucker Catostomus commersoni A, B
Blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus A
Northern hog sucker Hypentelium nigricans A, B, C, D, E
Bigmouth buffalo Ictiobus cyprinellus C
Black buffalo Ictiobus niger A
River redhorse Moxostoma carinatum B, C
Black redhorse Moxostoma duquesnei A, B, C, D
Golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum A, B, C, D
Shorthead redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum A, C
Black bullhead Ameiurus melas B, D
Yellow bullhead Ameiurus natalis B, D
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus A, B, C, D, E
Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris C, D, E
Slender madtom Noturus exilis A, B, C, D, E
Ozark cavefish Amblyopsis rosae B, C
Northern studfish Fundulus catenatus A, B, C, D, E
Blackstripe topminnow Fundulus notatus A, B, D, E
Plains topminnow Fundulus sciadicus D
Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis A, B, D, E
Brook silverside Labidesthes sicculus A, B, C, D, E
White bass Morone chrysops D, E
Rock bass Ambloplites rupestris A, B, C, D, E
Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus A, B, C, D, E
Warmouth Lepomis gulosus B, C, D
Orangespotted sunfish Lepomis humilis A
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus A, B, C, D, E
Longear sunfish Lepomis megalotis A, B, C, D, E
Redear sunfish Lepomis microlophus B, E
Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu A, B, C, D, E
Spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus A, B, C, D, E
Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides A, B, C, D, E
White crappie Pomoxis annularis A, B, C
Black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus C
Greenside darter Etheostoma blennioides A, B, D, E
Fantail darter Etheostoma flabellare A, B, C, D, E
Johnny darter Etheostoma nigrum B
Stippled darter Etheostoma punctulatum A, B, D, E
Orangethroat darter Etheostoma spectabile A, B, C, D, E
Speckled darter Etheostoma stigmaeum A, B, C, D, E
Banded darter Etheostoma zonale A, B, D, E
Logperch Percina caprodes A, C, D
Channel darter2 Percina copelandi A
Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens C, D
Banded sculpin Cottus carolinae A, B, C, D, E

1 - A = collected prior to 1946, B = collected between 1946 and 1982, C = collected between 1982 and 1990, D = collected between 1990 and 1996, E = collected in 1997 and 1998.

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