Table Bc03: Fish Species Frequency of Occurrence in Black River Basin

Table Bc03: Fish Species Frequency of Occurrence in Black River Basin

Fish species frequency of occurrence in seine samples from the Black River basin. (Percent of sites in each subbasin where a species was collected).
Common Name Lower Subbasin Upper Subbasin
CYPRINIDAE (MINNOWS)
Largescale stoneroller 44 53
Central stoneroller 44 58
Goldfish 1 0
Grass carp 1 0
Whitetail shiner 31 20
Blacktail shiner 43 0
Common carp 3 4
Ozark chub 8 9
Cypress minnow 1 0
Mississippi silvery minnow 37 0
Striped shiner 23 27
Bleeding shiner 30 73
E. redfin shiner 27 2
Ribbon shiner 9 0
Hornyhead chub 5 51
Golden shiner 34 7
Bigeye chub 22 9
Pallid shiner 2 0
Emerald shiner 24 0
Bigeye shiner 34 11
Wedgespot shiner 9 18
Taillight shiner 10 0
Ozark minnow 18 58
Ozark shiner 0 4
Rosyface shiner 16 18
Sabine shiner 14 0
Telescope shiner 23 36
Weed shiner 30 0
Mimic shiner 21 0
Pugnose minnow 22 0
S. redbelly dace 1 40
Bluntnose minnow 47 22
Fathead minnow 1 0
E. slim minnow 13 0
Bullhead minnow 27 2
Creek chub 24 31
ICTALURIDAE (CATFISHES)
Black bullhead 15 2
Yellow bullhead 21 22
Channel catfish 10 2
Ozark madtom 9 29
Mountain madtom 5 0
Tadpole madtom 7 0
Brindled madtom 21 2
Freckled madtom 15 4
Flathead catfish 4 0
PERCIDAE (PERCHES)
Western sand darter 10 0
Scaly sand darter 20 0
Crystal darter 12 0
Mud darter 8 0
Greenside darter 33 11
Brook darter 11 42
Rainbow darter 29 69
Bluntnose darter 23 0
Barred fantail darter 7 51
Swamp darter 8 0
Striped fantail darter 4 0
Slough darter 21 0
Harlequin darter 16 0
Johnny darter 3 0
Goldstripe darter 1 0
Cypress darter 32 0
Speckled darter 36 2
Current River darter 3 0
Banded darter 16 9
Ohio logperch 24 9
Ozark logperch 8 0
Gilt darter 14 4
Blackside darter 20 0
Longnose darter 1 0
Dusky darter 26 0
River darter 1 0
Stargazing darter 4 0
Saddleback darter 19 0
Sauger 2 0
Walleye 3 2
CATOSTOMIDAE (SUCKERS)
River carpsucker 3 0
Blue sucker 1 0
Creek chubsucker 23 20
N. hogsucker 30 36
Smallmouth buffalo 5 0
Bigmouth buffalo 2 0
Black buffalo 3 0
Spotted sucker 11 0
Silver redhorse 2 0
River redhorse 8 0
Black redhorse 30 11
Golden redhorse 26 4
Shorthead redhorse 3 0
CENTRARCHIDAE (SUNFISHES)
Shadow bass 14 24
Flier 2 0
Banded pygmy sunfish 21 0
Green sunfish 74 42
Warmouth 42 7
Orangespotted sunfish 14 0
Blugill 56 22
Dollar sunfish 4 0
Longear sunfish 71 51
Redear sunfish 11 2
Red spotted sunfish 25 16
Bantam sunfish 1 0
Smallmouth bass 19 42
Spotted bass 40 4
Largemouth 46 11
White crappie 22 2
Black crappie 12 0
CYPRINODONTIDAE (KILLFISHES)
Northern studfish 23 60
Starhead topminnow 7 0
Blackstripe topminnow 5 0
Blackspotted topminnow 80 51
PETROMYZONTIDAE (LAMPREYS)
Chestnut lamprey 1 2
American brook lamprey 1 0
Least brook lamprey 0 9
LEPISOSTEIDAE (GARS)
Spotted gar 7 0
Longnose gar 11 2
CLUPEIDAE (HERRINGS)
Gizzard shad 24 4
MORONIDAE (SEA BASSES)
White bass 2 0
Striped bass 1 0
COTTIDAE (SCULPINS)
Banded sculpin 16 42
Ozark sculpin 2 56
POECILIIDAE (LIVE BEARERS)
Mosquitofish 69 0
ATHERINIDAE (SILVERSIDES)
Brook silversides 66 4
ESOCIDAE (PIKES)
Grass pickerel 23 9
Chain pickerel 3 7
APHREDODERIDAE (PIRATE PERCHES)
Pirate perch 24 0
AMIIDAE (BOWFINS)
Bowfin 4 0
ANGUILLIDAE (EELS)
American eel 1 4
SCIAENIDAE (DRUMS)
Freshwater drum 7 2
HIODONTIDAE (MOONEYES)
Goldeye 1 0
Mooneye 2 0
POLYODONTIDAE (PADDLEFISHES)
Paddlefish 1 0

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