Content tagged with "nongame fish"

Image of bluegill


Lepomis macrochirus
One of the most abundant and popular panfishes in North America, this deep-bodied, slab-sided sunfish sports a black “ear flap” extending from the edge of its gill cover.

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Nongame Fish Regulations

Missouri's nongame fish include bluegill, green sunfish, carp, carpsuckers, suckers, buffalo, drum, gar and all other species other than those defined as game fish or listed as endangered.

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Color illustration of spring cavefish, an endangered species

Spring Cavefish

The spring cavefish is rare and endangered in the state of Missouri, and it appears on the Do Not Harvest list in the Wildlife Code of Missouri.

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