Table Bc01: List of Fish Species Captured by Seine in the Chariton River Basin

Table Bc01: List of Fish Species Captured by Seine in the Chariton River Basin

by the Missouri Department of Conservation at 80 sample sites in the Chariton River basin (between 1987 and 1994). Asterisks (*) denote species not collected in recent samples but previously documented as occurring in the watershed (year of last collection in parentheses). Frequency of occurrence was calculated as the proportion of all samples in which a species appeared.
Gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) 10
Goldeneye (Hiodon alosoides) 4
Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) 19
Bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) 1
River carpsucker (Carpiodes carpio) 29
Quillback (Carpiodes cyprinus) 26
White sucker (Catostomus commersoni) 20
Smallmouth buffalo (Ictiobus bubalus) 4
Bigmouth buffalo (Ictobius cyprinellus) 4
Black buffalo (Ictiobus niger) * (1966)
Shorthead redhorse (Moxostoma macrolepidotum) 5
Blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) 1
Black bullhead (Ictalurus melas) 20
Yellow bullhead (Ictalurus natalis) 14
Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) 38
Flathead catfish (Pylodictus olivaris) 10
White bass (Morone chrysops) 2
Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) 68
Orangespotted sunfish (Lepomis humilis) 64
Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) 50
Bluegill X green sunfish hybrid 3
Spotted bass (Micropterus punctatus) 1
Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) 46
White crappie (Pomoxis annularis) 14
Black crappie (Poxomis nigromaculatus) 4
Sauger (Stizostedion canadense) 1
Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) 1
Freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) 8
Central stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum) 63
Western silvery minnow (Hybognathus argyritis) * (1967)
Brassy minnow (Hybognathus hankinsoni) 35
Plains minnow (Hybognathus placitus) * (1941)
Golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas) 15
Emerald shiner (Notropis atherinoides) 5
Ghost shiner (Notropis buchanani) * (1941)
Bigmouth shiner (Notropis dorsalis) 80
Sand shiner (Notropis stramineus) 83
Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) 1
Red shiner (Cyprinella lutrensis) 83
Redfin shiner (Lythrurus umbratilis) 13
Common shiner (Luxilus cornutus) 29
Bluntnose minnow (Pimephales notatus) 68
Fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) 58
Bullhead minnow (Pimephales vigilax) 1
Creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus) 79
Trout-perch (Percopsis omiscomaycus) 3
Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) 9
Speckled chub (Hybopsis aestivalis) 4
Silver chub (Hybopsis storieana) 4
Suckermouth minnow (Phenacobius mirabilis) 38
Stonecat (Noturus flavus) 1
Tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus) * (1979)
Johnny darter (Etheostoma nigrum) 39
Blackside darter (Percina maculata) 18

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