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Fish Reports

tree 2000 Report

Table 3.5

Total catches, by gear type, of fish collected in the Open River section of the Upper Mississippi River during 2000. See Table 2.5 for the list of sampling gears actually deployed in this study reach.

 

 

 

Species
Common name
Scientific name
D
N
F
X
M
Y
S
HS
HL
G
TA
T
Total
1 Chestnut lamprey Ichthyomyzon castaneus 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 2
2 Shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus - - - - - - - - 2 28 - - 30
3 Paddlefish Polyodon spathula 1 - - - - - - - - 7 - - 8
4 Spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 4
5 Longnose gar L. osseus 1 - - - 2 - 1 - 1 - - - 5
6 Shortnose gar L. platostomus 54 - 80 - 12 - 2 3 5 2 - - 158
7 Bowfin Amia calva 8 - 1 - - - - - 1 2 - - 12
8 Goldeye Hiodon alosoides 26 - - - 10 - 23 - - - - - 59
9 American eel Anguilla rostrata 3 - - - - - - - - 1 - - 4
10 Skipjack herring Alosa chrysochloris 24 - - - 8 - 2 - - 1 - - 35
11 Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum 2850 - 25 - 41 - 358 - 8 11 - - 3293
12 Threadfin shad D. petenense 192 - 1 - 20 - 17 - - - - - 230
13 Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella - - - - 3 - - - 3 - - - 6
14 Red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis 103 - - - 139 - 580 - - - - - 822
15 Spotfin shiner C. spiloptera - - - - 5 - 1 - - - - - 6
16 Blacktail shiner C. venusta 6 - - - 10 - - - - - - - 16
17 Common carp Cyprinus carpio 214 - 27 - 99 - 1 66 163 27 - - 597
18 Mississippi silvery minnow Hybognathus nuchalis 2 - - - - - 4 - - - - - 6
19 Silver carp Hypopthalmichthys molitrix 4 - - - 13 - 10 - - 5 - - 32
20 Bighead carp H. nobilis 1 - - - 19 - 4 - 1 6 - - 31
21 Speckled chub Macrhybopsis aestivalis - - - - 21 - 29 - - - - - 50
22 Silver chub M. storeriana 1 - - - - - 1 - - - - - 2
23 Emerald shiner Notropis atherinoides 733 - - - 311 - 958 - - - - - 2002
24 River shiner N. blennius 2 - - - 10 - - - - - - - 12
25 Silverband shiner N. shumardi 13 - - - 91 - 102 - - - - - 206
26 Sand shiner N. stramineus - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 2
27 Channel shiner N. wickliffi 107 - - - 560 - 208 - - - - - 875
28 Pugnose minnow Opsopoeodus emiliae - - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1
29 Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus 3 - - - 11 - - - - - - - 14
30 Bullhead minnow P. vigilax 4 - - - 4 - 2 - - - - - 10
31 River carpsucker Carpiodes carpio 90 - 12 - 40 - 124 3 116 12 - - 397
32 Blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus 2 - - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
33 Smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus 32 - 3 - - - - 2 145 9 - - 191
34 Bigmouth buffalo I. cyprinellus 22 - 1 - - - - 1 20 1 - - 45
35 Black buffalo I. niger 16 - - - 13 - - 4 66 4 - - 103
36 Unidentified buffalo Ictiobus sp. - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 2
37 Shorthead redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum 6 - - - - - - - - - - - 6
38 Yellow bullhead Ameiurus natalis - - - - 3 - - - - - - - 3
39 Blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus 10 - 1 - - - - 8 - 20 - - 39
40 Channel catfish I. punctatus 76 - 18 - 122 - 57 361 121 19 - - 774
41 Freckled madtom Noturus nocturnus 3 - - - 1 - - - - - - - 4
42 Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris 19 - 2 - 3 - - 14 17 4 - - 59
43 Blackstripe topminnow Fundulus notatus 4 - - - 6 - - - - - - - 10
44 Blackspotted topminnow F. olivaceus 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 2
45 Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis 2 - - - 10 - 7 - - - - - 19
46 Brook silverside Labidesthes sicculus 38 - - - 3 - 36 - - - - - 77
47 Inland silverside Menidia beryllina 14 - - - 8 - 23 - - - - - 45
48 White bass Morone chrysops 48 - 30 - 28 - 9 3 9 - - - 127
49 Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 10
50 Warmouth L. gulosus 2 - - - 2 - - - - - - - 4
51 Orangespotted sunfish L. humilis 42 - - - 8 - - - - - - - 50
52 Bluegill L. macrochirus 24 - 2 - 133 - 4 1 - - - - 164
53 Longear sunfish L. megalotis 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 2
54 Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 2
55 Spotted bass M. punctulatus 45 - - - 8 - 3 - - - - - 56
56 Largemouth bass M. salmoides 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 8
57 White crappie Pomoxis annularis 2 - 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 9
58 Black crappie P. nigromaculatus - - - - 4 - 1 - - - - - 5
59 Logperch Percina caprodes - - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1
60 Sauger Stizostedion canadense 11 - 2 - - - - 1 1 - - - 15
61 Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens 176 - 57 - 362 - 59 7 47 9 - - 717
62 Striped mullet Mugil cephalus 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1
63 Larval fish Unidentified 1 - - - 261 - 4 - - - - - 266
      5068 0 268 0 2405 0 2636 474 726 169 0 0 11746

Sampling gears:
D - Day electrofishing
N - Night electrofishing
F - Fyke netting
X - Tandem fyke netting
M - Mini fyke netting
Y - Tandem mini fyke netting
S - Seining
HS - Small hoop netting
HL - Large hoop netting
G - Gill netting
TA - Trammel netting
T- Trawling

August 26, 2004
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