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Table Bc02: Species Distribution, Occurrence and Composition in the Headwaters Diversion Basin

Table Bc02: Species Distribution, Occurrence and Composition in the Headwaters Diversion Basin

From a total of 85 seine sites (% OCURR) of which 35 samples were enumerated (% COMP) by Pflieger and McCord.
  CASTOR RIV CROOKED CK WHITEWATER D.CHANNEL TOTAL BASIN
No.Sites No.Sites No.Sites No.Sites No.Sites
24 15 22 3 24 12 11 5 85 35
(%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)
Family/Species OCCUR COMP OCCUR COMP OCCUR COMP OCCUR COMP OCCUR COMP
PETROMYSONTIDAE (LAMPREYS)
Ichthyomyzon castaneus (Chestnut lamprey) 8 <0.1             2 <0.1
I. (Ammocoete) (larvas) 8 <0.1     4 <0.1     3 <0.1
Lampetra appendix (American brook lamprey) 4 0.3             1 0.1
L. aepyptera (Least brook lamprey)         4 <0.1     1 <0.1
AMIIDAE (BOWFINS)
Amia calva (Bowfin)     5           1  
ESOCIDAE (PIKES)
Esoxa.vermiculatus (Grass pickerel) 46 0.2 23 0.7     33 0.8 25 0.1
CYPRINIDAE (MINNOWS)
Campostoma anomalum (Central stoneroller) 33 0.5 14 2.1 42 1.4     25 1.1
C. oligolepis (Largescale stoneroller) 50 3.2 9 7.9 38 4.0     27 3.8
Cyprinella lutrensis (Red shiner)         8 0.1 7 0.7 3 0.1
C. venusta (Blacktail shiner) 17 0.7     17 <0.1     9 0.2
C. whipplei (Steelcolor shiner) 42 1.2 9 1.7 17 0.2     19 0.5
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp) 8 0.1 5       7 0.1 5 <0.1
Hybognathus nuchalis (Miss.silvery minnow)         17 <0.1 7 0.1 6 0.1
Luxilus chrysocephalus (Striped shiner) 13 2.3 68 6.6 75 2.8 33 0.2 48 2.7
L. zonatus (Bleeding shiner) 75 8.5 64 2.1 71 9.8     58 8.9
Lythrurus fumeus (Ribbon shiner) 8 0.1             2 <0.1
L. umbratilis (Redfin shiner) 54 0.4 18 0.7 33 1.6 80 11.6 44 1.6
Nocomis biguttatus (Hornyhead chub) 21 0.7 9 0.1 17 0.2     13 0.4
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner)     9   8 <0.1 13 2.7 7 0.1
Notropis amnis (Pallid shiner)         4 <0.1 7 0.1 2 <0.1
N. amblops (Bigeye chub) 33 1.7 5 0.1 33 1.2     20 1.2
N. atherinoides (Emerald shiner) 4 0.3     17 4.8     6 3.3
N. boops (Bigeye shiner) 75 5.8 59 7.8 67 5.8 27   60 5.7
N. buccatus (Silverjaw minnow)         21 0.1     6 0.5
N. greenei (Wedgespot shiner) 16 0.8             5 0.2
N. heterolepis (Blacknose shiner) 4               1 0.1
N. nubilus (Ozark minnow) 50 9.8 46 6.4 62 16.8     44 14.0
N. rubellus (Rosyface shiner) 50 3.1 18 2.1 33 0.5     28 1.2
N. telescopus (Telescope shiner) 46 2.2 36 4.6 58 4.4     39 3.7
N. volucellus (Mimic shiner) 12 0.4     17 0.2     8 0.2
Opsopoeodus emiliae (Pugnose minnow) 4           7 0.2 2 <0.1
Phenacobius mirabilis (Suckermouth minnow) 4 0.4     13 0.1 7 0.1 5 0.2
Phoxinus erythrogaster (So.redbelly dace) 4   18   17       11  
Pimephales notatus (Bluntnose minnow) 63 8.0 41 15.8 58 11.0 60 1.8 55 10.1
P. promelas (Fathead minnow)         4 <0.1     1 <0.1
P. tenellus parviceps (E. slim minnow) 13 0.2             3 0.1
P. vigilax (Bullhead minnow) 17 2.6     4 <0.1 7 0.1 7 0.7
Semotilus atromaculatus (Creek chub) 25 0.5 46 0.1 63 0.3 33 0.1 42 0.3
CATOSTOMIDAE (SUCKERS)
Carpiodes carpio (River carpsucker)     5           1  
Erimyzon oblongus (Creek chubsucker) 21 0.4 32 0.5 29 0.1 53 1.1 32 0.2
Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker) 50 0.9 32 0.5 46 1.3     35 1.2
Minytrema melanops (Spotted sucker) 13 0.1 5 0.1 8 <0.1 13 1.4 9 0.1
Moxostoma anisurum (Silver redhorse) 8 0.1 5   17 0.1     8 0.1
M. carinatum (River redhorse) 8 0.2     4 <0.1     3 <0.1
M. duquesnei (Black redhorse) 38 0.2 27 2.6 33 0.3     27 0.4
M. erythrurum (Golden redhorse) 30 2.2 18 0.2 25 0.4     20 0.8
M. macrolepidotum (Shorthead redhorse) 8 0.1     8 <0.1     5 <0.1
ICTALURIDAE (CATFISHES)
Ameiurus melas (Black bullhead) 8 <0.1 9       13 1.5 7 0.1
A. natalis (Yellow bullhead) 13 0.1 27 0.2 33 0.3 7 1.5 21 0.3
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)     9   12 <0.1 13 0.1 7 <0.1
Noturus exilis (Slender madtom) 17 0.1 27   29 0.6     20 0.4
N. gyrinus (Tadpole madtom)     5 0.1     13 2.6 3 0.1
N. miurus (Bridled madtom) 38 0.4 5 0.5 17 0.1 7 0.2 17 0.2
N. nocturnus (Freckled madtom) 4 <0.1     4 <0.1     2 <0.1
Pylodictis olivaris (Flathead catfish)         4 <0.1     1 <0.1
APHREDODERIDAE (PIRATE PERCHES)
Aphredoderus sayanus (Pirate perch) 29 0.1 36 0.4 25 0.1 13 10.2 27 0.4
CYPRINODONTIDAE (KILLFISHES)
Fundulus catenatus (Northern studfish) 58 3.1 55 0.1 67 1.9 7 0.5 48 2.1
F. notatus (Blackstripe topminnow)         8 0.1     2 0.1
F. olivaceus (Blackspotted topminnow 88 5.0 59 6.7 88 2.0 67 5.9 77 2.4
POECILIIDAE (LIVE BEARERS)
Gambusia affinis (Western mosquitofish) 17 0.3 18 0.2 8 0.2 13 2.3 14 0.3
ATHERINIDAE (SILVERSIDES)
Labidesthes sicculus (Brook silversides) 42 1.3 27 2.8 13 0.1 7 0.5 23 0.5
COTTIDAE (SCULPINS)
Cottus carolinae (Banded sculpin)     9 0.2 25 0.4     9 0.2
C. hypselurus (Ozark sculpin) 29 0.2 5           9 <0.1
CENTRARCHIDAE (SUNFISHES)
Amploplites ariommus (Shadow bass) 42 0.2 9 0.2 29 0.9     22 0.7
Centrarchus macropterus (Flier) 4 <0.1         7 0.5 2 <0.1
Elassoma zonatum (Banded pygmy sunfish) 8 1.7         13 3.1 5 0.5
Lepomis cyanellus (Green sunfish) 25 0.8 59 0.2 38 2.6 67 3.2 45 2.1
L. gulosus (Warmouth) 17 0.1 9 0.1     13 5.4 9 0.2
L. humilis (Orangespotted sunfish)     5 0.6     7 1.6 2 0.1
L. macrochirus (Bluegill) 30 3.7 9 1.3 25 0.9 20 6.8 21 1.8
L. megalotis (Longear sunfish) 79 7.0 41 7.8 63 6.7 60 5.7 61 6.8
L. punctatus (Spotted sunfish) 4 <0.1 5   4 <0.1 13 1.9 6 0.1
Micropterus dolomieu (Smallmouth bass) 46 2.6 18 0.1 38 0.7     28 1.2
M. punctulatus (Spotted bass) 38 0.8 23 0.6 29 0.3 20 0.5 28 0.4
M. salmoides (Largemouth bass) 13 <0.1 5 0.2 17 0.4 7 0.3 11 0.3
Pomoxis annularis (White crappie)         4 <0.1 7 0.2 2 <0.1
PERCIDAE (PERCHES)
Ammocrypta vivax (Scaly sand darter 12 0.5     12 0.1     7 0.2
Etheostoma blennioides (Greenside darter) 38 0.2 9   21 0.4     19 0.3
E. caeruleum (Rainbow darter) 50 4.4 36 1.1 50 7.3     38 6.1
E. chlorosomum (Bluntnose darter) 8 <0.1     8   13 4.1 7 0.1
E. flabellare (Fantail darter) 33 0.9 23   46 3.5     28 2.6
E. gracile (Slough darter) 8 0.1     4 <0.1 7 1.8 5 0.1
E. nigrum (Johnny darter) 17 0.3 18 0.1 21 0.6 13 0.6 18 0.5
E. proeliare (Cypress darter) 5 2.9 5       20 17.2 9 1.3
E. punctulatum (Stippled darter) 4               1  
E. spectabile (Orangethroat darter) 30 0.2 27   58 1.0 20 0.7 35 0.7
E. stigmaeum (Speckled darter) 30 2.9 9 11.4 21 0.1     17 1.2
E. zonale (Banded darter) 42 0.9 23 1.2 33 0.8     27 0.8
Percina caprodes (Logperch) 21 0.1 14 1.1 4 <0.1     11 0.1
P. sciera (Dusky darter) 21 0.4 9 0.2 21 0.1     14 0.1
P. vigil (Saddleback darter) 4   5 0.5         2 <0.1
P. maculata (Blackside darter) 17 0.2 9 0.8 21 <0.1     13 0.1

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