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Table Bc06: Endangered, rare, and threatened species of fish and mussels known to occur in the West Osage River Basin

Endangered, rare, and threatened species of fish and mussels known to occur in the West Osage River Basin in west-central Missouri and east-central Kansas (MDC 1991, Pflieger 1975, Bill Busby, KNHI personal communication).
CATEGORY SPECIES COMMON NAME FEDERAL STATUS STATE STATUS
Fish: Hiodon tergisus Mooneye R (MO)
Nocomis biguttatus Hornyhead Chub T (KS)
Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner WL (MO)
Notropis heterolepis Blacknose Shiner R (MO)
Polyodon spathula Paddlefish WL (MO)
Mussels: Anodonta suborbiculata Flat Floater E (KS)
Arcidens confragosus Rock-Pocketbook T (KS) R (MO)
Cumberlandia monodonta Spectacle Case C2 WL (MO)
Obovaria olivaria Hickory-nut WL (MO)

E = Endangered, R = Rare, T = Threatened, WL = Watch, List C2 = Candidate for Federal Listing

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