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Species Index

Petromyzontidae, Lamprey

  • Ichthyomyzon castaneus, Chestnut Lamprey
  • Ichthyomyzon fossor, Northern Brook Lamprey
  • Ichthyomyzon unicuspis, Silver Lamprey
  • Acipenseridae, Sturgeon

  • Acipenser fulvescens, Lake Sturgeon (SSC)
  • Hiodontidae, Mooneyes

  • Hiodon alosoides, Goldeye
  • Hiodon tergisus, Mooneye
  • Cyprinidae, Minnows

  • Campostoma anomalum, Common Stoneroller
  • Couesius plumbeus, Lake Chub
  • Hybognathus hankinsoni, Brassy Minnow
  • Nocomis biguttatus, Hornyhead Chub
  • Notemigonus crysoleucas, Golden Shiner
  • Notropis anogenus, Pugnose Shiner
  • Notropis atherinoides, Emerald Shiner
  • Notropis blennius, River Shiner
  • Notropis cornuta, Common Shiner
  • Notropis dorsalis, Bigmouth Shiner
  • Notropis heterolepis, Blacknose Shiner
  • Notropis heterodon, Blackchin Shiner
  • Notropis hudsonius, Spottail Shiner
  • Notropis stramineus, Sand Shiner
  • Notropis volucellus, Mimic Shiner
  • Phoxinus eos, Northern Redbelly Dace
  • Phoxinus neogaeus, Finescale Dace
  • Pimephales notatus, Bluntnose Minnow
  • Pimephales promelas, Fathead Minnow
  • Rhinichthys atratus, Blacknose Dace
  • Rhinichthys catartactae, Longnose Dace
  • Semotilus atromaculatus, Creek Chub
  • Semotilus margarita, Pearl Dace
  • Catostomidae, Suckers

  • Catostomus catostomus, Longnose Sucker
  • Catostomus commersoni, White Sucker
  • Moxostoma anisurum, Silver Redhorse
  • Moxostoma erythrurum, Golden Redhorse
  • Moxostoma macrolepidotum, Shorthead Redhorse
  • Ictaluridae, Bullhead Catfish

  • Ictalurus melas, Black Bullhead
  • Ictalurus natalis, Yellow Bullhead
  • Ictalurus nebulosus, Brown Bullhead
  • Noturus gyrinus, Tadpole Madtom
  • Esocidae, Pike

    Umbridae, Mudminnows

    Osmeridae, Smelt

  • Osmerus mordax, Rainbow Smelt
  • Salmonidae, Trout

  • Coregonus artedi, Cisco
  • Coregonus clupeaformis, Lake Whitefish
  • Salmo trutta, Brown Trout
  • Salvelinus fontinalis, Brook Trout
  • Salvelinus namaycush, Lake Trout
  • Salvelinus fontinalis x S. namaycush, Splake
  • Percopsidae, Trout-Perch

  • Percopsis omiscomaycus, Trout-Perch
  • Gadidae, Codfish

  • Lota lota, Burbot
  • Gasterosteidae, Stickleback

  • Culaea inconstans, Brook Stickleback
  • Pungitius pungitius, Newfoundland Stickleback
  • Cottidae, Sculpin

  • Cottus bairdi, Mottled Sculpin
  • Cottus cognatus, Slimy Sculpin
  • Centrarchidae, Sunfish

  • Ambloplites rupestris, Rock Bass
  • Lepomis cyanellus, Green Sunfish
  • Lepomis gibbosus, Pumpkinseed Sunfish
  • Lepomis macrochirus, Bluegill Sunfish
  • Lepomis megalotis, Longeared Sunfish
  • Micropterus salmoides, Largemouth Bass
  • Micropterus dolomieui, Smallmouth Bass
  • Pomoxis nigromaculatus, Black Crappie
  • Walleye

    Percidae, Perch

  • Etheostoma exile, Iowa Darter
  • Etheostoma nigrum, Johnny Darter
  • Perca flavescens, Yellow Perch
  • Percina caprodes, Log Perch
  • Percina maculata, Blackside Darter
  • Percina shumardi, River Darter
  • Stizostedion canadense, Sauger
  • Stizostedion vitreum, Walleye

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