South Branch of Plum Creek at Five Points, PA

1997 Intensive Fixed-Site
Fish Community Records
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SOUTH BRANCH PLUM CREEK AT FIVE POINTS, PA, Reach:A -- 7/23/97 
 
 
   Species                                       Length      Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                                    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                                 Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 

    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                        159         159         79            79          1 
    CAMPOSTOMA ANOMALUM, central stoneroller                 32          94          0.5         230.5      216 
 
    CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONI, white sucker                      39         179          0.5          53.5       12 
    CLINOSTOMUS ELONGATUS, redside dace                      23          88          0            11         35 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           52          90          1            58.5      164 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA FLABELLARE, fantail darter                    39          70          0.5          26         91 
    ETHEOSTOMA NIGRUM, Johnny darter                         41          60          0.5           3         31 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                36         164          0.5          68         54 
 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                   55          96          1             7.5       28 
    NOTROPIS BUCCATUS, silverjaw minnow                      56          75          1             3.5       13 
    NOTROPIS LUDIBUNDUS, sand shiner                         39          63          0.5           2.5       22 
 
    PERCINA MACULATA, blackside darter                       36          62          0.5           4.5        8 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                     20          84          0            21         97 
    RHINICHTHYS ATRATULUS, blacknose dace                    42          69          0.5          24.5       49 
 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      25         221          0.5         135        199 
 
   Species richness =   15 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  1020 
 



 
 
 SOUTH BRANCH PLUM CREEK AT FIVE POINTS, PA, Reach:B -- 7/15/97 
 
  
   Species                                       Length      Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                                    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                                 Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 
 
    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                         95          95         15.5         15.5         1 
    CAMPOSTOMA ANOMALUM, central stoneroller                 53         119          2          146.5       279 
 
    CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONI, white sucker                      34         185          0.5         61          19 
    CLINOSTOMUS ELONGATUS, redside dace                      46          80          1            8.5        36 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           46          94          1.5        124.5       155 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA FLABELLARE, fantail darter                    36          66          0.5         12.5        50 
    ETHEOSTOMA NIGRUM, Johnny darter                         39          57          0.5          6.5        40 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                24         205          0           68          33 
 
    LAMPETRA AEPYPTERA, least brook lamprey                 106         180          3.5          8           9 
    LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS, bluegill                           100         100         18           18           1 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                   53         131          1.5         23          31 
 
    MOXOSTOMA DUQUESNEI, black redhorse                     122         138         20.5         26.5         4 
    NOTROPIS BUCCATUS, silverjaw minnow                      36          76          1            4.5        13 
    NOTROPIS LUDIBUNDUS, sand shiner                         40          66          0.5          3          37 
 
    PERCINA MACULATA, blackside darter                       57          71          0.5          2           8 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                     41          68          0.5         54.5       101 
    RHINICHTHYS ATRATULUS, blacknose dace                    21          70          0            4          16 
 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      27         186          0          176.5       186 
 
   Species richness =   18 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  1019 
 

 

SOUTH BRANCH PLUM CREEK AT FIVE POINTS, PA, Reach:C -- 7/24/97 
 
 
   Species                                       Length      Length      Weight       Weight     Number 
                                                    (mm)        (mm)        (g)           (g)      caught 
                                                 Minimum    Maximum     Minimum       Maximum
 

    AMBLOPLITES RUPESTRIS, rock bass                        110         119         23.5          30          2 
    CAMPOSTOMA ANOMALUM, central stoneroller                 41         119          0.5          29.5       40 
 
    CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONI, white sucker                      72         267          0.5         166         51 
    CLINOSTOMUS ELONGATUS, redside dace                      26          89          0             6         30 
    COTTUS BAIRDI, mottled sculpin                           26          95          0            12.5       30 
 
    ETHEOSTOMA FLABELLARE, fantail darter                    42          71          0.5           2.5       33 
    ETHEOSTOMA NIGRUM, Johnny darter                         43          47          0.5           1          9 
    HYPENTELIUM NIGRICANS, northern hogsucker                36         290          0.5         250.5       41 
 
    LAMPETRA AEPYPTERA, least brook lamprey                  65         170          0.5           8.5        5 
    LUXILUS CHRYSOCEPHALUS, striped shiner                   54         187          1.5          10.5       27 
    MOXOSTOMA ERYTHRURUM, golden redhorse                   124         287         21.5         241         11 
 
    NOTROPIS BUCCATUS, silverjaw minnow                      53          79          1             3.5        4 
    PERCINA MACULATA, blackside darter                       54          63          1             1.5        2 
    PIMEPHALES NOTATUS, bluntnose minnow                     24          79          0.5           6         30 
 
    RHINICHTHYS ATRATULUS, blacknose dace                    45          59          0.5           1.5        6 
    SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS, creek chub                      26         191          0           117         86 
 
 
   Species richness =  16 taxa 
   Total Abundance =  407 
 





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