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Table Bc01: Fish list of Moreau River, North Moreau Creek, and South Moreau Creek

Table Bc01: Fish list of Moreau River, North Moreau Creek, and South Moreau Creek, 1940-1998.
Common Name (intolerant species bolded)a Scientific Name Collection Period
Primary Rangeb North Moreau Cr South Moreau Cr Moreau River
Black Bullhead Ameiurus melas Wide A C
Yellow Bullhead Ameiurus natalis Wide A C,D
Freshwater Drum Aplodinotus grunniens Big river B B C,D
River Carpsucker Carpiodes carpio Prairie B
Quillback Carpiodes cyprinus Prairie D C,D
White Sucker Catostomus commersonni Oz-Pr A,B B,C,D
Common Carp Cyprinus carpio Wide B C
Gizzard Shad Dorosoma cepedianum Wide B,D C,D
Goldeye Hiodon alosoides Big river D
Northern Hog Sucker Hypentelium nigricans Ozark B,D B,C,D D
Chestnut Lamprey Ichthyomyzon castaneus Wide B B
Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus Wide A,B,D D D
Smallmouth Buffalo Ictiobus bubalus Wide B D
Bigmouth Buffalo Ictiobus cyprinellus Wide B C
Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus Wide B B, C B,C
Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus Big river B,D C,D
Green Sunfish Lepomis cyanellus Wide A,B,D B,C,D B,C
Orange Spotted Sunfish Lepomis humilis Prairie A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Wide A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Longear Sunfish Lepomis megalotis Oz-Low B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu Ozark B B,C,D D
Spotted Bass Micropterus punctulatus Oz-Low D B,C,D C,D
Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmiodes Wide A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Spotted Sucker Minytrema melanops Lowland B,C
White Bass Morone chrysops Big river B
Silver Redhorse Moxostoma anisurum Ozark B,D B,C C
Black Redhorse Moxostoma duquesnei Ozark B B,C,D C
Golden Redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum Ozark A,B,D B,C,D C,D
Shorthead Redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum Oz-Pr B,D B,C,D B,C,D
White Crappie Pomoxis annularis Wide A,B,D B,C B
Flathead Catfish Pylodictis olivaris Wide B C
Sauger Stizostedion canadense Big river C
Walleye Stizostedion vitreum Wide B
Largescale Stoneroller Campostoma oligolepis Ozark B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Central Stoneroller Campostoma pullum Oz-Pr A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Red Shiner Cyprinella lutrensis Prairie A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Northern Studfish Fundulus catenatus Ozark B,D B,C,D B,D
Blackspotted Topminnow Fundulus olivaceous Oz-Low A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Western Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis Lowland D D C,D
Brook Silverside Labidesthes sicculus Oz-Low D C,D C,D
Common Shiner Luxilus cornutus Prairie B
Western Redfin Shiner Lythurus u. umbratilis Wide A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Hornyhead Chub Nocomis biguttatus Ozark A,B,D C,D D
Golden Shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas Wide C C,D
Emerald Shiner Notropis atherinoides Big river C,D
Ghost Shiner Notropis buchanani Prairie A B,C
Ozark Minnow Notropis nubilus Ozark C,D C,D
Rosyface Shiner Notropis rubellus Ozark A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Sand shiner Notropis stamineus Prairie A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Bluntnose Minnow Pimephales notatus Wide A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Fathead Minnow Pimephales promelas Prairie D B,C,D
Creek Chub Semotilus astromaculatus Oz-Pr A,B,D B,C,D C,D
Gravel Chub Erimystax x-punctatus Ozark A,B,D B,C,D
Greenside Darter Etheostoma blennioides Ozark B,D B,C,D C,D
Striped Fantail Darter Etheostoma f. lineolatum Ozark A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Johnny Darter Etheostoma nigrum Oz-Pr A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Northern Orangethroat Darter Etheostoma s. spectabile Ozark A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Missouri Saddled Darter Etheostoma tetrazonum Ozark A,B,D C,D B,C,D
Speckled Chub Machrybopsis aestivalis Big river D
Slender Madtom Noturus exilis Ozark A,D B,C,D C
Stonecat Noturus flavus Prairie A,D D D
Tadpole Madtom Noturus gyrinus Lowland D B,D B,C
Ozark Logperch Percina c. fulvitaenia Ozark A,B,D B,C,D B,C,D
Blackside Darter Percina maculata Prairie B C
Slenderhead Darter Perinca phoxocephala Oz-Pr A,B,D C,D B,C,D
Suckermouth Minnow Phenacobius mirabilis Prairie A,B,D B,C,D C,D

a Pflieger, personal communication bPflieger, 1971 A= 1940; B=1961-66; C=1977-79; D=1995-98

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