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Fish Reports

tree 2002 Report

Table 3.5

Total catches, by gear type, of fish collected in the Open River of the Upper Mississippi River during 2002. See Table 2.5 for the list of sampling gears actually deployed in this study reach.

 

 

 

Species Common name Scientific name D F M HS HL TOTAL
1 Chestnut lamprey Ichthyomyzon castaneus 5 - - - - 5
2 Shovelnose sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus - - - - 4 4
3 Spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus 4 1 - - - 5
4 Longnose gar L. osseus 12 2 6 - 1 21
5 Shortnose gar L. platostomus 46 33 8 5 4 96
6 Bowfin Amia calva 1 - - - - 1
7 Goldeye Hiodon alosoides 79 - 19 - - 98
8 American eel Anguilla rostrata 1 - - - - 1
9 Skipjack herring Alosa chrysochloris 44 - 7 - 1 52
10 Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum 4064 13 1292 - 2 5371
11 Threadfin shad D. petenense 14 - - - - 14
12 Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella 2 - - 1 3 6
13 Red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis 156 - 48 - - 204
14 Spotfin shiner C. spiloptera 2 - - - - 2
15 Blacktail shiner C. venusta 9 - - - - 9
16 Common carp Cyprinus carpio 255 13 8 105 156 537
17 Mississippi silvery minnow Hybognathus nuchalis 5 - 2 - - 7
18 Silver carp Hypopthalmichthys molitrix 4 - 8 - 1 13
19 Bighead carp H. nobilis 76 - 6 - 2 84
20 Speckled chub Macrhybopsis aestivalis - - 5 - - 5
21 Emerald shiner Notropis atherinoides 191 - 90 - - 281
22 River shiner N. blennius 12 - 12 - - 24
23 Silverband shiner N. shumardi 11 - 23 - - 34
24 Channel shiner N. wickliffi 33 - 436 - - 469
25 Pugnose minnow Opsopoeodus emiliae 1 - - - - 1
26 Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus - - 3 - - 3
27 Bullhead minnow P. vigilax 6 - 10 - - 16
28 River carpsucker Carpiodes carpio 54 5 2 - 10 71
29 Blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus 9 - 2 - - 11
30 Smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus 39 1 - 4 131 175
31 Bigmouth buffalo I. cyprinellus 11 1 - - 2 14
32 Black buffalo I. niger 15 - - 3 33 51
33 Unidentified buffalo Ictiobus sp. 1 - 26 - - 27
34 Shorthead redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum 2 - - - - 2
35 Blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus 16 1 2 68 18 105
36 Channel catfish I. punctatus 96 10 77 959 83 1225
37 Stonecat Noturus flavus - - 1 - - 1
38 Freckled madtom N. nocturnus 5 - 1 - - 6
39 Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris 51 2 2 13 16 84
40 Pirate perch Aphredoderus sayanus 1 - - - - 1
41 Blackstripe topminnow Fundulus notatus 6 - - - - 6
42 Blackspotted topminnow F. olivaceus 2 - - - - 2
43 Western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis 15 - 2 - - 17
44 Brook silverside Labidesthes sicculus 13 - 1 - - 14
45 Inland silverside Menidia beryllina 1 - - - - 1
46 White bass Morone chrysops 103 9 235 3 4 354
47 Striped x white bass M. saxatilis x chrysops - - 1 - - 1
48 Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus 72 - 269 - - 341
49 Warmouth L. gulosus 3 - 5 - - 8
50 Orangespotted sunfish L. humilis 34 - 71 - - 105
51 Bluegill L. macrochirus 64 5 186 - - 255
52 Unidentified Lepomis Lepomis sp. - - 7 - - 7
53 Spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus 26 - - - 1 27
54 Largemouth bass M. salmoides 4 - - - - 4
55 White crappie Pomoxis annularis 3 3 47 - - 53
56 Black crappie P. nigromaculatus 8 6 5 4 2 25
57 Mud darter Etheostoma asprigene 1 - 1 - - 2
58 Johnny darter E. nigrum - - 9 - - 9
59 Logperch Percina caprodes 10 - 23 - - 33
60 Blackside darter P. maculata - - 5 - - 5
61 Dusky darter P. sciera 1 - 4 - - 5
62 River darter P. shumardi - - 4 - - 4
63 Sauger Stizostedion canadense 6 2 5 2 - 15
64 Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens 113 56 1064 4 22 1259
65 Larval fish Unidentified 1 - 115 - - 116
      5819 163 4155 1171 496
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Sampling gears:
D - Day electrofishing
F - Fyke netting
M - Mini fyke netting
HS - Small hoop netting
HL - Large hoop netting

August 26, 2004


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