Table Bc05: Fish species list for the James River Basin

Table Bc05: Fish species list for the James River Basin

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS
Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus A, B, D
Threadfin shad Dorosoma petenense D
Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum B, C, D
Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss B, C, D
Common carp Cyprinus carpio B D
Highfin carpsucker Carpiodes velifer B
Quillback Carpiodes cyprinus B
White sucker Catostomus commersoni A, B, C, D
Northern hog sucker Hypentelium nigricans A, B, C, D
River redhorse Moxostoma carinatum B D
Black redhorse Moxostoma duquesnei A, B, C, D
Golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum A, B, C, D
Black bullhead Ictalurus melas A, B, C
Yellow bullhead Ictalurus natalis A, B, C
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus B D
Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris B D
Ozark bass Ambloplites constellatus A, B, C, D
Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus A, B, C, D
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus A, B, C, D
Longear sunfish Lepomis megalotis A, B, C, D
Redear sunfish Lepomis microlophus B
Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieui A, B, C, D
Spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus B, C, D
Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides A, B, C, D
White crappie Pomoxis annularis A, B D
Black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus B D
White bass Morone chrysops B
Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens B
Central stoneroller Campostoma anomalum A, B, C, D
Largescale stoneroller Campostoma oligolepis A, B, C, D
Hornyhead chub Nocomis biguttatus A, B, C, D
Bigeye shiner Notropis boops A, B, C, D
Striped shiner Notropis chrysocephalus A, B, C, D
Whitetail shiner Notropis galacturus A, B, C, D
Wedgespot shiner Notropis greenei A, B
Ozark minnow Notropis nubilus A, B, C, D
Duskystripe shiner Notropis pilsbryi A, B, C, D
Rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus A, B, C, D
Telescope shiner Notropis telescopus A, B, C, D
Ozark shiner Notropis ozarcanus A
Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus A, B, C, D
Fathead minnow Pimephales promelas B
Southern redbelly dace Phoxinus erythrogaster A, B, C, D
Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas B, C
Creek chubsucker Erimyzon oblongus A, B, C
Creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus A, B, C, D
Streamline chub Hybopsis dissimilis A, B D
Bigeye chub Hybopsis amblops A, B
Grass pickerel Esox americanus A, B, C, D
Northern studfish Fundulus catenatus A, B, C, D
Blackspotted topminnow Fundulus olivaceus A, B, C, D
Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis C, D
Brook silverside Labidesthes sicculus A, B, C, D
Rainbow darter Etheostoma caeruleum A, B, C, D
White River saddled darter Etheostoma e. euzonum B
Yoke darter Etheostoma juliae A, B, C, D
Orangethroat darter Etheostoma spectabile A, B, C, D
Banded darter Etheostoma zonale A, B, C, D
Greensided darter Etheostoma blennioides A, B, C, D
Stippled darter Etheostoma punctulatum A, B, C, D
Golden fantail darter Etheostoma flabellare B
Speckled darter Etheostoma stigmaeum A, B, C
Gilt darter Percina evides A
Ohio logperch Percina c. caprodes A, B, C, D
Banded sculpin Cottus carolinae A, B, C, D
Ozark sculpin Cottus hypselurus A, B, C, D
Mottled sculpin Cottus bairdi B
Slender madtom Noturus exilis A, B, C, D
Ozark madtom Noturus albater A, B, C, D
Checkered madtom Noturus flavater A, B
Ozark cavefish Amblyopsis rosae B

Source: MDC Fish Collection Database Records and Summary dated 1991 and 1995 collections by Fisheries District 9 staff.

Status:

A - Collected before 1946

B - Collected between 1947 and 1973

C - Collected from 1974 to 1990

D - Collected in 1995 by Fisheries District 9

Key Messages: 
Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.