Allegheny River at New Kensington, PA

1997 Basic Fixed-Site
Fish Community Records
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ALLEGHENY RIVER AT NEW KENSINGTON, PA, Reach:A -- 8/25/97 
 
 

   Species                                 		    Length     Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 
 
    ALOSA CHRYSOCHLORIS, skipjack herring                    100        165           9           42          7 
 
    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                          87        170          12          102.5        2 
    APLODINOTUS GRUNNIENS, freshwater drum                    53        412           1          829.5        4 
    CYPRINUS CARPIO, common carp                             460        720        1248.5       5000          3 
 
    DOROSOMA CEPEDIANUM, gizzard shad                         80        335           6          414.5      121 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                135        135          27.5         27.5        1 
    ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS, channel catfish                     155        155          27           27          1 
 
    ICTIOBUS BUBALUS, smallmouth buffalo                     340        420         553.5        983.5       12 
    MACRHYBOPSIS STORERIANA, silver chub                     121        121          16.5         16.5        1 
    MICROPTERUS PUNCTULATUS, spotted bass                     31        345           0.5        556         17 
 
    MOXOSTOMA ANISURUM, silver redhorse                      250        500         153         1255.5        8 
    MOXOSTOMA DUQUESNEI, black redhorse                      365        387         259          345          2 
    MOXOSTOMA ERYTHRURUM, golden redhorse                     73        360           4.5        428         23 
 
    NOTROPIS ATHERINOIDES, emerald shiner                     35         90           0.5        572.5      979 
    NOTROPIS HUDSONIUS, spottail shiner                       55         91           1            6.5        3 
    NOTROPIS VOLUCELLUS, mimic shiner                         35         67           0            2.5       21 
 
    PERCA FLAVESCENS, yellow perch                            73        140           3.5         31          2 
    PERCINA CAPRODES, logperch                               100        100           8            8          1 
    PERCOPSIS OMISCOMAYCUS, trout-perch                       45         80           1            4         19 
 
    STIZOSTEDION CANADENSE, sauger                           300        330         170          284          2 
    STIZOSTEDION VITREUM, walleye                            136        250          21          121.5        4 
 
 
   Species richness =   21 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  1233 
 




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