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UMESC - LTRMP Reports - Fish - La Grange Pool - Total Catch by Gear Type

Fish Reports

tree 2002 Report

Table 3.6

Total catches, by gear type, of fish collected in La Grange Pool of the Illinois River during 2002. See Table 2.6 for the list of sampling gears actually deployed in this study reach.


Species Common name Scientific name D F M HS HL T TOTAL
1 Paddlefish Polyodon spathula 1 - - - - - 1
2 Spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus 6 11 2 - - - 19
3 Longnose gar L. osseus 15 5 17 - - - 37
4 Shortnose gar Lepisosteus platostomus 89 172 62 - - - 323
5 Bowfin Amia calva 11 34 - - - - 45
6 Goldeye Hiodon alosoides 5 1 - - - - 6
7 American eel Anguilla rostrata - - - 1 - - 1
8 Skipjack herring Alosa chrysochloris 217 14 77 - - 1 309
9 Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum 22965 166 102568 3 10 2 125714
10 Threadfin shad D. petenense 475 2 14273 - - - 14750
11 Unidentified herring Clupeidae sp. 145 - 82661 - - - 82806
12 Central stoneroller Campostoma anomalum 2 - 22 - - - 24
13 Goldfish Carassius auratus 37 9 6 - - - 52
14 Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella 30 1 2 2 2 - 37
15 Red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis 30 - 90 - - - 120
16 Common carp Cyprinus carpio 1617 141 487 328 486 1 3060
17 Carp x goldfish hybrid C. carpio x auratus 27 6 - - 1 - 34
18 Silver carp Hypopthalmichthys molitrix 65 - - - 1 - 66
19 Bighead carp H. nobilis 13 16 2 - 125 - 156
20 Silver chub Macrhybopsis storeriana 6 - 15 - - - 21
21 Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas 20 - 48 - - - 68
22 Emerald shiner Notropis atherinoides 1422 - 9595 - - 2 11019
23 River shiner N. blennius 4 - 26 - - - 30
24 Spottail shiner N. hudsonius 18 - 161 - - - 179
25 Silverband shiner N. shumardi 13 - 70 - - 1 84
26 Sand shiner N. stramineus - - 3 - - - 3
27 Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus - - 21 - - - 21
28 Fathead minnow P. promelas 1 - - - - - 1
29 Bullhead minnow P. vigilax 87 - 297 - - - 384
30 River carpsucker Carpiodes carpio 147 167 9 - 3 - 326
31 Quillback C. cyprinus 10 2 - - 2 - 14
32 Highfin carpsucker C. velifer 4 2 - - - - 6
33 White sucker Catostomus commersoni 1 - - - - - 1
34 Blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus 1 - - - - - 1
35 Smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus 472 29 2 32 672 - 1207
36 Bigmouth buffalo I. cyprinellus 590 6 1 - 1 - 598
37 Black buffalo I. niger 48 4 - 1 8 - 61
38 Unidentified buffalo Ictiobus sp. 35 - 947 - - - 982
39 Golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum - - 1 - 3 - 4
40 Shorthead redhorse M. macrolepidotum 14 19 2 1 2 - 38
41 Black bullhead Ameiurus melas 154 18 998 - - - 1170
42 Yellow bullhead A. natalis 15 25 43 - - - 83
43 Brown bullhead A.s nebulosus 9 30 - - - - 39
44 Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus 264 13 443 609 161 140 1630
45 Stonecat Noturus flavus - - - - - 1 1
46 Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris 55 2 4 9 19 - 89
47 Grass pickerel Esox americanus vermiculatus - - 1 - - - 1
48 Northern pike E. lucius 2 - - - - - 2
49 Pirate perch Aphredoderus sayanus 1 - 23 - - 1 25
50 Blackstripe topminnow Fundulus notatus - - 3 - - - 3
51 Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis 29 - 479 - - - 508
52 Brook silverside Labidesthes sicculus 26 - 73 - - - 99
53 White perch Morone americana 2 5 1 - - - 8
54 White bass M. chrysops 1040 1290 2462 2 7 1 4802
55 Yellow bass M. mississippiensis 19 72 30 - - - 121
56 White perch x Yellow bass M. americana x M. mississippiensis 4 18 5 - - - 27
57 Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus 46 8 23 - - - 77
58 Warmouth L. gulosus 14 9 11 - - - 34
59 Orangespotted sunfish L. humilis 62 25 91 - - - 178
60 Bluegill L. macrochirus 1075 567 8939 - - 3 10584
61 Redear sunfish L.microlophus 2 4 1 - - - 7
62 Green x bluegill sunfish L. cyanellus x macrochirus 7 1 1 - - - 9
63 Pumpkinseed x bluegill L. gibbosus x macrochirus 1 - - - - - 1
64 Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu 7 - 2 - - - 9
65 Largemouth bass M. salmoides 371 8 62 - - - 441
66 White crappie Pomoxis annularis 820 358 1712 1 3 2 2896
67 Black crappie P. nigromaculatus 231 697 186 2 - - 1116
68 Mud darter Etheostoma asprigene 7 - 38 - - - 45
69 Johnny darter E. nigrum - - 5 - - - 5
70 Logperch Percina caprodes 5 - 92 - - 1 98
71 Sauger Stizostedion canadense 38 1 10 - - - 49
72 Walleye S. vitreum 2 - 2 - - - 4
73 Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens 368 149 2622 20 93 884 4136
      33319 4107 229829 1011 1599 1040 270905


Sampling gears:
D - Day electrofishing
F - Fyke netting
M - Mini fyke netting
HS - Small hoop netting
HL - Large hoop netting

September 22, 2004
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