Table Bc01: List of Fish Sampled in Grand River Basin

Table Bc01: List of Fish Sampled in Grand River Basin

 

(1963-present).
Common Name Scientific Name
Pallid sturgeon (angler catch) Scaphirhynchus albus
Shovelnose sturgeon S. platorynchus
Paddlefish Polyodon spathula
Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus
Shortnose gar L. platostomus
Goldeye Hiodon alosoides
Mooneye H. tergisus
American eel Anguilla rostrata
Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum
Central stoneroller Campostoma pullum
Goldfish Carassius auratus
Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella
Red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis
Common carp Cyprinus carpio
Western silvery minnow Hybognathus argyritis
Plains minnow H. placitus
Bighead carp (angler catch) Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Redfin shiner Lythrurus umbratilis
Speckled chub Macrhybopsis aestivalis
Silver chub M. storeriana
Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas
Emerald shiner Notropis atherinoides
Bigmouth shiner N. dorsalis
Sand shiner N. ludibundus
Topeka shiner N. topeka
Suckermouth minnow Phenacobius mirabilis
Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus
Fathead minnow P. promelas
Creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus
River carpsucker Carpiodes carpio
Quillback C. cyprinus
White sucker Catostomus commersoni
Blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus
Smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus
Bigmouth buffalo I. cyprinellus
Black buffalo I. niger
Golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum
Shorthead redhorse M. macrolepidotum
Black bullhead Ameiurus melas
Yellow bullhead A. natalis
Blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus
Channel catfish I. punctatus
Stonecat Noturus flavus
Tadpole madtom N. gyrinus
Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris
Northern Pike Esox lucius
Trout-perch Percopsis omiscomaycus
White bass Morone chrysops
Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus
Orangespotted sunfish L. humilis
Bluegill L. macrochirus
Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu
Spotted bass M. punctulatus
Largemouth bass M. salmoides
White crappie Pomoxis annularis
Black crappie P. nigromaculatus
Johnny darter Etheostoma nigrum
Sauger Stizostedion canadense
Walleye S. vitreum
Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens

Collectors

  • R.G. White (1963)
  • R. Green (1969)
  • W. L. Pflieger (1971), Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)
  • O. Fagen (1973), MDC, unpublished data
  • D.A. Kangus and R.A. Crawford (1977)
  • J.R. Rowe (1979)
  • Mid-Missouri Engineers (1980)
  • V. Paragamian (1987)
  • L. Schrader (1989), MDC, unpublished data
  • L. S. Eder, (1976-1989), MDC, unpublished data
  • B. L. Todd, et.al. (1994)
  • Greg Pitchford, (1992-present), MDC, unpublished data
Key Messages: 
Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.