1997 Basic Fixed-Sites
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 






DUNKARD CREEK NEAR SHANNOPIN, PA, Reach:A  -- 8/7/97  
 
 

   Species                                                  Length     Length     Weight        Weight     Number 
                                                            (mm)        (mm)        (g)          (g)       caught 
                                                           Minimum    Maximum     Minimum      Maximum
 

    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                          85        216         10          172.5        19 
    AMEIURUS NATALIS, yellow bullhead                        171        260         63.5        251.5        14 
    CAMPOSTOMA ANOMALUM, central stoneroller                  37        129          0.5         68.5        46 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA BLENNIOIDES, greenside darter                  33         94          0.5         23.5        25 
    ETHEOSTOMA CAERULEUM, rainbow darter                      45         47          1            1.5         3 
    ETHEOSTOMA VARIATUM, variegate darter                     29         69          0            4          10 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA ZONALE, banded darter                          40         55          0.5          2          12 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                 42        295          0.5        451          55 
    ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS, channel catfish                     390        390        446.5        446.5         1 
 
    LEPOMIS CYANELLUS, green sunfish                          79        126          8           37           7 
    MICROPTERUS PUNCTULATUS, spotted bass                    222        222        151.5        151.5         1 
    NOTROPIS LUDIBUNDUS, sand shiner                          42         63          0.5          2.5        41 
 
    NOTROPIS RUBELLUS, rosyface shiner                        25         62          0            2           7 
    NOTROPIS VOLUCELLUS, mimic shiner                         58         61          1.5          2.5         2 
    NOTURUS FLAVUS, stonecat                                  89        181          5           53.5         3 
 
    PERCINA CAPRODES, logperch                               111        117         11           12           4 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                      33         64          0            2.5        11 
    STIZOSTEDION CANADENSE, sauger                           317        348        231.5        251           2 
 
 
   Species richness =  18 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  263 
 





EAST HICKORY CREEK NEAR QUEEN, PA, Reach:A -- 9/4/97 



   Species                                                  Length     Length     Weight        Weight     Number 
                                                            (mm)        (mm)        (g)          (g)       caught 
                                                           Minimum    Maximum     Minimum      Maximum
 

    CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONI, white sucker                      35         170          0            46.5        39 
    CLINOSTOMUS ELONGATUS, redside dace                      31          91          0            29          47 
 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           39          84          0.5          86.5        72 
    ETHEOSTOMA FLABELLARE, fantail darter                    38          77          0             2.5         9 
    ETHEOSTOMA NIGRUM, Johnny darter                         17          51          0             1           8 
 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                37         124          0.5          15           6 
    LAMPETRA APPENDIX, American brook lamprey               141         184          5.5          12           4 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                   42         130          0            22          10 
 
    NOCOMIS MICROPOGON, river chub                           87         167          6.5          56.5         9 
    PERCINA MACULATA, blackside darter                       39          83          0.5           6.5         8 
    RHINICHTHYS ATRATULUS, blacknose dace                    35          71          0.5          77         165 
 
    RHINICHTHYS CATARACTAE, longnose dace                    34         109          0            12.5        24 
    SALMO TRUTTA, brown trout                                68         316          2.5         321          18 
    SALVELINUS FONTINALIS, brook trout                      137         263         24           183           3 
 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      28         190          0            84.5        38 
 
   Species richness =  15 taxa
   Total Abundance =  460 





 
FRENCH CREEK AT UTICA, PA, Reach:A -- 9/2/97 
 
 

   Species                                 		    Length     Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 
 
    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                         180        180         130          130           1 
    AMEIURUS NATALIS, yellow bullhead                        200        345         119          670.5         3 
 
    APLODINOTUS GRUNNIENS, freshwater drum                   470        490        1670         1739           2 
    CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONI, white sucker                       71         73           3.5          3.5         2 
    CYPRINUS CARPIO, common carp                             505        767        1960.5       9000          17 
 
    ERIMYSTAX DISSIMILIS, streamline chub                     60        110           2           12          19 
    ESOX LUCIUS, northern pike                               137        137          15           15           1 
    ETHEOSTOMA BLENNIOIDES, greenside darter                  43         49           0.5          1           2 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA CAERULEUM, rainbow darter                      33         33           0            0           1 
    ETHEOSTOMA TIPPECANOE, Tippecanoe darter                  29         32           0.5          0.5         2 
    ETHEOSTOMA VARIATUM, variegate darter                     36         41           0.5          0.5         5 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA ZONALE, banded darter                          34         56           0.5          1.5        16 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                 62        402           1.5        737          20 
    LEPOMIS GIBBOSUS, pumpkinseed                             93        104          16.5         19           3 
 
    LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS, bluegill                            136        136          50           50           1 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                    27        152           0           40.5       100 
    MICROPTERUS PUNCTULATUS, spotted bass                    106        106          16           16           1 
 
    MOXOSTOMA ANISURUM, silver redhorse                       62        520           3         4850          47 
    MOXOSTOMA DUQUESNEI, black redhorse                       50        442           1.5       7500         105 
    MOXOSTOMA ERYTHRURUM, golden redhorse                     42        460           0.5       4310          59 
 
    MOXOSTOMA MACROLEPIDOTUM, shorthead redhorse             194        455         102          917.5        32 
    NOTROPIS LUDIBUNDUS, sand shiner                          57         57           2.5          2.5         1 
    NOTROPIS PHOTOGENIS, silver shiner                       111        120          10           13.5         5 
 
    NOTROPIS RUBELLUS, rosyface shiner                        54         79           1            3          10 
    NOTROPIS VOLUCELLUS, mimic shiner                         34         68           0.5          2          28 
    NOTURUS ELEUTHERUS, mountain madtom                       26         35           0            0.5         3 
 
    NOTURUS FLAVUS, stonecat                                 144        144          28           28           1 
    NOTURUS MIURUS, brindled madtom                           29         38           0.5          1           2 
    PERCA FLAVESCENS, yellow perch                           154        154          38.5         38.5         1 
 
    PERCINA CAPRODES, logperch                                54        138           1.5         27.5        25 
    PERCINA EVIDES, gilt darter                               60         75           2            3.5         6 
    PERCINA MACROCEPHALA, longhead darter                     60         97           1.5          8           4 
 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                      24         91           0            7.5       232 
    STIZOSTEDION VITREUM, walleye                            469        593         800         1843           5 
 
 
   Species richness =  34 taxa  
   Total Abundance =  762  
 




 
LAUREL HILL CREEK AT URSINA, PA, Reach:A -- 7/16/97 
 
  

   Species                                 		    Length     Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 

    CAMPOSTOMA ANOMALUM, central stoneroller                 56         160          2.5        156.5        67 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           49          84          2          109.5        88 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA BLENNIOIDES, greenside darter                 66          87          2.5          7           6 
    ETHEOSTOMA FLABELLARE, fantail darter                    50          54          1            1.5         2 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                35         211          0.5         92          14 
 
    LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS, bluegill                            74          74          7            7           1 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                   50          97          1            7.5        20 
    NOCOMIS MICROPOGON, river chub                           56         174          1          198         131 
 
    NOTROPIS RUBELLUS, rosyface shiner                       54          83          1            4.5        21 
    NOTURUS FLAVUS, stonecat                                143         168         27.5         44.5         7 
    ONCORHYNCHUS MYKISS, rainbow trout                      195         260         90.5        136.5         3 
 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                     71          82          3            4           3 
    RHINICHTHYS CATARACTAE, longnose dace                    72          99          3.5         10           2 
    SALMO TRUTTA, brown trout                               265         275        170.5        200.5         2 
 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      50          80          1            5          12 
 
   Species richness =  15 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  379 
 





MONONGAHELA RIVER AT BRADDOCK, PA, Reach:A -- 8/13/97 
 
 

   Species                                 		   Length      Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 

    ALOSA CHRYSOCHLORIS, skipjack herring                    91         129          5            19         12 
 
    APLODINOTUS GRUNNIENS, freshwater drum                   68         395          3           674          7 
    CYPRINUS CARPIO, common carp                            405         651        897.5        3700          7 
    DOROSOMA CEPEDIANUM, gizzard shad                        55         231          2           301         88 
 
    ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS, channel catfish                    514         514       1334          1334          1 
    ICTIOBUS BUBALUS, smallmouth buffalo                    362         463        650.5        1604          8 
    MORONE CHRYSOPS, white bass                              65          92          3             9          3 
 
    MOXOSTOMA ERYTHRURUM, golden redhorse                   415         540        678          1296.5        4 
    MOXOSTOMA MACROLEPIDOTUM, shorthead redhorse            149         389         40.5         493.5        7 
    NOTROPIS ATHERINOIDES, emerald shiner                    31          81          0            58.5      628 
 
    NOTROPIS VOLUCELLUS, mimic shiner                        66          66          2.5           2.5        1 
    PERCINA CAPRODES, logperch                               61         114          2            12.5        8 
    STIZOSTEDION CANADENSE, sauger                          116         146         14            22.5        4 
 
 
   Species richness =  13 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  778 
 





 STONEYCREEK RIVER AT FERNDALE, PA, Reach:A  -- 7/17/97 
 
 

   Species                                 		   Length      Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 
 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           50          50          3            3           1 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      59          59          4            4           1 
 
 
   Species richness =  2 taxa 
   Total Abundance =   2 
 





YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER AT SUTERSVILLE, PA, Reach:A -- 8/26/97 
 
  

   Species                                 		    Length     Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                            		    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                           		   Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 

    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                         121        186          47           135.5        5 
    APLODINOTUS GRUNNIENS, freshwater drum                   266        405         221.5         762          6 
 
    CARPIODES CARPIO, river carpsucker                       412        412         755           755          1 
    CARPIODES CYPRINUS, quillback                            379        379         561           561          1 
    CYPRINUS CARPIO, common carp                             371        542         685.5        2150         21 
 
    ESOX LUCIUS, northern pike                               404        404         354           354          1 
    ESOX MASUINONGY, muskellunge                             457        457         474           474          1 
    ETHEOSTOMA ZONALE, banded darter                          30         30           0.5           0.5        1 
 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                 73         287          2.5         241          3 
    ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS, channel catfish                     362        442         424           879          2 
    LEPOMIS GIBBOSUS, pumpkinseed                             83         83          12            12          1 
 
    LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS, bluegill                             97         97          15            15          1 
    MICROPTERUS PUNCTULATUS, spotted bass                     68         68           4.5           4.5        1 
    MOXOSTOMA ANISURUM, silver redhorse                      427        495         835          1286          3 
 
    MOXOSTOMA DUQUESNEI, black redhorse                      227        438         111           784         20 
    MOXOSTOMA ERYTHRURUM, golden redhorse                    193        370          73.5         530         14 
    MOXOSTOMA MACROLEPIDOTUM, shorthead redhorse             315        410         497.5         575          2 
  
    PERCA FLAVESCENS, yellow perch                           110        110          15            15          1 
    PERCINA CAPRODES, logperch                                57        115           1.5          13.5       12 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                      34         48           0.5           1          5 
 
    POMOXIS NIGROMACULATUS, black crappie                    164        232          66           198          2 
    STIZOSTEDION CANADENSE, sauger                           324        389         252.5         420          2 
 
 
   Species richness =  22 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  106 
 





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