Table Bc01: List of Fish Collected in Headwaters Diversion River Basin

Table Bc01: List of Fish Collected in Headwaters Diversion River Basin

Species list of all fishes collected in the Headwaters Diversion Basin by MDC personnel (X), University studies (U) and recognized private collectors (P). State threatened species status is indicated.
Family/Species Decade Collected
1940 1960 1970 1980 1990
PETROMYSONTIDAE (LAMPREYS)
  Ichthyomyzon castaneus (Chestnut lamprey)   X   X  
  I. (Ammocoete) (larvae)   X X X  
RA Lampetra appendix (American brook lamprey)     X    
  L. aepyptera (Least brook lamprey)       U  
POLYODONTIDAE (PADDLEFISH)
WL Polyodon spathula (Paddlefish)       X  
LEPISOSTEIDAE (GARS)
  Lepisosteus oculatus (Spotted gar)       X  
  L. osseus (Longnose gar)       X  
  L. platostomus (Shortnose gar)       X  
AMIIDAE (BOWFINS)
  Amia calva (Bowfin)   X   X  
ANGUILLIDAE (EELS)
  Anguilla rostrate (American eel)       X  
CLUPEIDAE (HERRINGS)
  Alosa chrysochloris (Skipjack herring)       X  
  Dorosoma cepedianum (Gizzard shad)       X  
ESOCIDAE (PIKES)
  Esox a. vermiculatus (Grass pickerel) X X   X  
CYPRINIDAE (MINNOWS)
  Campostoma anomalum (Central stoneroller) X X X X  
  C. oligolepis (Largescale stoneroller) X X X X  
  Carassius auratus (Goldfish)       X  
  Cyprinella lutrensis (Red shiner) X     X  
  C. venusta (Blacktail shiner) X X X    
  C. whipplei (Steelcolor shiner) X X X X  
  Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)   X   X  
  Hybognathus nuchalis (Miss. Silvery minnow) X     X  
  Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Bighead carp)       X  
  Luxilus chrysocephalus (Striped shiner) X X   X  
  L. zonatus (Bleeding shiner) X X X X  
  Lythrurus fumeus (Ribbon shiner) X   X    
  L. umbratilis (Redfin shiner) X X X X  
  Nocomis biguttatus (Hornyhead chub) X X   X  
  Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner) X X   X  
EX Notropis amnis (Pallid shiner) X        
  N. amblops (Bigeye chub) X X X X  
  N. atherinoides (Emerald shiner) X     X  
  N. boops (Bigeye shiner) X X X X  
WL N. buccatus (Silverjaw minnow)   X   X  
  N. greenei (Wedgespot shiner) X X X X  
RA N. heterolepis (Blacknose shiner)   P      
  N. nubilus (Ozark minnow) X X X X  
  N. rubellus (Rosyface shiner) X X X X  
  N. telescopus (Telescope shiner) X X X X  
  N. volucellus (Mimic shiner) X X X X  
WL Opsopoeodus emiliae (Pugnose minnow) X        
  Phenacobius mirabilis (Suckermouth minnow) X     X  
  Phoxinus erythrogaster (Southern redbelly dace)   X   X  
  Pimephales notatus (Bluntnose minnow) X X X X  
  P. promelas (Fathead minnow)       U  
RA P. tenellus parviceps (Eastern slim minnow) X X   X  
  P. vigilax (Bullhead minnow) X X X X  
  Semotilus atromaculatus (Creek chub) X X   X  
CATOSTOMIDAE (SUCKERS)
  Carpiodes carpio (River carpsucker)   X   X  
  C. cyprinus (Quillback)       X  
  Catostomus commersoni (White sucker)       X  
  Erimyzon oblongus (Creek chubsucker) X X X X  
RA E. sucetta (Lake chubsucker)   P      
  Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker) X X X X  
  Ictiobus bubalus (Smallmouth buffalo)       X  
  I. cyprinellus (Bigmouth buffalo)       X  
  I. niger (Black buffalo)       X  
  Minytrema melanops (Spotted sucker) X X X X  
  Moxostoma anisurum (Silver redhorse) X X   X  
  M. carinatum (River redhorse) X X   X  
  M. duquesnei (Black redhorse) X X X X  
  M. erythrurum (Golden redhorse) X X X X  
  M. macrolepidotum (Shorthead redhorse) X X   X  
ICTALURIDAE (CATFISHES)
  Ameiurus melas (Black bullhead) X X   X  
  A. natalis (Yellow bullhead) X X   X  
  Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish) X X   X  
  Noturus exilis (Slender madtom) X X   X  
  N. gyrinus (Tadpole madtom) X     X  
  N. miurus (Bridled madtom) X X X X  
  N. nocturnus (Freckled madtom)     X X  
  Pylodictis olivaris (Flathead catfish)       X  
APHREDODERIDAE (PIRATE PERCHES)
  Aphredoderus sayanus (Pirate perch) X X X X  
CYPRINODONTIDAE (KILLFISHES)
  Fundulus catenatus (Northern studfish) X X X X  
  F. notatus (Blackstripe topminnow)   X X    
  F. olivaceus (Blackspotted topminnow) X X X X  
POECILIIDAE (LIVE BEARERS)
  Gambusia affinis (Western mosquitofish) X X X X  
ATHERINIDAE (SILVERSIDES)
  Labidesthes sicculus (Brook silversides) X X X X  
COTTIDAE (SCULPINS)
  Cottus carolinae (Banded sculpin)   X      
  C. hypselurus (Ozark sculpin) (Ozark sculpin)   X X X  
PERCICHTHYIDAE (SEA BASSES)
  Morone chrysops (White bass)       X  
  M. mississippiensis (Yellow bass) (Yellow bass)       X  
CENTRARCHIDAE (SUNFISHES)
  Ambloplites ariommus (Shadow bass) X X X X  
WL Centrarchus macropterus (Flier)     X X  
  Elassoma zonatum (Banded pygmy sunfish)     X X  
  Lepomis cyanellus (Green sunfish) X X X X  
  L. gulosus (Warmouth) (Warmouth) X X X X  
  L. humilis (Orangespotted sunfish) (Orangespotted sunfish) X X X X  
  L. macrochirus (Bluegill) (Bluegill) X X X X  
  L. megalotis (Longear sunfish) (Longear sunfish) X X X X  
  L. punctatus (Spotted sunfish) (Spotted sunfish) X X X X  
  Micropterus dolomieu (Smallmouth bass) X X   X  
  M. punctulatus (Spotted bass) (Spotted bass) X X X X  
  M. salmoides (Largemouth bass) (Largemouth bass) X   X X  
  Pomoxis annularis (White crappie)       X  
  P. nigromaculatus (Black crappie) (Black crappie)       X  
PERCIDAE (PERCHES)
WL Ammocrypta vivax (Scaly sand darter) X X   X  
  Etheostoma blennioides (Greenside darter) X X X X  
  E. caeruleum (Rainbow darter) (Rainbow darter) X X X X  
  E. chlorosomum (Bluntnose darter) (Bluntnose darter) X X X    
  E. flabellare (Fantail darter) (Fantail darter) X X X X  
  E. gracile (Slough darter) (Slough darter)   X   X  
  E. histric (Harlequin darter) (Harlequin darter)         X
  E. nigrum (Johnny darter) X X X X  
  E. proeliare (Cypress darter) (Cypress darter)   X X X  
  E. punctulatum (Stippled darter) (Stippled darter)   X      
  E. spectabile (Orangethroat darter) (Orangethroat darter) X X   X  
  E. stigmaeum (Speckled darter) (Speckled darter) X X X X  
  E. zonale (Banded darter) (Banded darter) X X X X  
  Percina caprodes (Logperch) X X X X  
  P. shumardi (River darter) (River darter) X X X X  
  P. sciera (Dusky darter) (Dusky darter) X X X X  
  P. vigil (Saddleback darter) (Saddleback darter)     X X  
  P. maculata (Blackside darter) (Blackside darter) X X X X  
  Stizostedion canadense (Sauger)       X  
  S. vitreum (Walleye) (Walleye)       X  
SCIAENIDAE (DRUMS)
  Aplodinotus grunniens (Freshwater drum)       X

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