FISH/BIOL6380

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This class is taught every fall.

Syllabus
Sample Exam

Mountain trip 11-12 September
9-10 Oct. Coastal Field Trip

Previous Field Trips

Ichthyological Research at Auburn

Submitted Fish Links

Alabama Fish Facts
Facts to know about Alabama Fishes
306 native freshwater species
61 endemic species; 41 in the Mobile basin alone

Family                          number of species
Cyprinidae                               >90
Percidae                                   >78
Catostomidae                           23
Centrarchidae                         >21
Ictaluridae                                 19
Total from just these families = 231, or 75% of the total diversity in Alabama Notice the species totals for each major river system in Alabama (handout)

Selected References

General

  • Berg, L. S. 1947. Classification of fishes both recent and fossil. J. W. Edwards, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Berra, T. M. 1981. An atlas of distribution of the freshwater fish families of the world. Univ. of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE.
  • Berra, T. M. 2001. Freshwater fish distribution. Academic Press.
  • Bond, C. E. 1996. Biology of fishes. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA 750 p.
  • Diana, J. S. 1995. Biology and ecology of fishes. Cooper Publishing Group, Carmel, IN441 p.
  • Eschmeyer, W. N. 1990. Catalog of the genera of fishes. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco 697 p.
  • Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed.) 1998. Catalog of fishes. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Volumes 1 – 3; 2905 p.
  • Godin, J. J. 1997. Behavioural ecology of teleost fishes. Oxford University Press, New York 384 p.
  • Greenwood, P. H. 1975. A history of fishes. Third Edition. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
  • Greenwood, P. H., R. S. Miles, and C. Patterson (eds). 1973. Interrelationships of fishes. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 53. 536 p.
  • Helfman, G. S., B. B. Collette, and D. E. Facey. 1997. The diversity of fishes. Blackwell Scientific 528 p.
  • Kocher, T. D., and C. A. Stepien (eds.) 1997. Molecular systematics of fishes. Academicc Press, New York 314 p.
  • Lindberg, G. U. 1973. Lagler, K. F., J. E. Bardach, R. R. Miller, and D. R. M. Passino. 1977. Ichthyology. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY. Fishes of the World: a key to families and a checklist (English translation). Halsted Press, New York, NY.
  • McEachran, J. D., and J. D. Fechhelm. 1998. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Volume 1.
  • University of Texas Press, Austin 1112 p.
  • Migdalski, E. C. and G. S. Fichter. 1983. The fresh and salt water fishes of the world. Greenwich House, New York, NY.
  • Moyle, P. B. and J. J. Cech. 1988. Fishes: an introduction to Ichthyology. Second Edition. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
  • Nelson, J. S. 1994. Fishes of the World. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
  • Pitcher, T.J. 1986. Behaviour of teleost fishes. Chapman and Hall, New York 715 p.
  • Stiassny, M. L. J., L. R. Parenti, and G. D. Johnson. 1996. Interrelationships of fishes. Academic Press, New York 496 p.
  • Wheeler, A. 1975. Fishes of the world: an illustrated dictionary. MacMillan Publ. Co., Inc., New York, NY.
  • Wootton, R. J. 1990. Ecology of teleost fishes. Chapman and Hall, New York 404 p.

North America General

  • Castro, J. I. 1983. The sharks of North American waters. Texas A and M University Press, College Station 180 p.
  • Eddy S. and J. C. Underhill. 1974. Northern Fishes. Univ. Minn. Press, Minneapolis, MI.
  • Eddy, S. and J. C. Underhill. 1978. How to know the freshwater fishes. Third Edition. Wm. C. Brown Co., Dubuque, IA.
  • Hoese, H. D. and R. H. Moore. 1977. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. Texas A & M University Press, College Station, TX.
  • Hocutt, C. H. and E. O. Wiley (eds.). 1986. The zoogeography of North American freshwater fishes. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.
  • Hubbs, C. L. and K. F. Lagler. 1964. Fishes of the Great Lakes region. Univ. of Mich. Press, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Jordan, D. S. and W. S. Evermann. 1896-1900. The fishes of North and Middle America: a descriptive catalogue of the species of fish-like vertebrates found in the waters of North America, north of the Isthmus of Panama. U. S. Natl. Mus. Bull. 47(1-4):1-3313.
  • Jordan, D. S., B. W. Evermann and H. W. Clark. 1930. Check list of the fishes and fishlike vertebrates of North and South America north of the northern boundary of Venezuela and Columbia. Reprint of Appendix X to the U. S. Comm. Fish. Rep. for 1928.
  • Lee, D. S.., C. R. Gilbert, C. H. Hocutt, R. E. Jenkins, D. E. McAllister and J. R. Stauffer, Jr. 1980, et seq. Atlas of North American freshwater fishes. N. C. State Mus. Nat. Hist., Raleigh, NC.
  • Matthews, W. J. 1998. Patterns in freshwater fish ecology. Chapman and Hall, New York 756 p.
  • Matthews, W. J., and D. C. Heins. (eds.) 1987. Community and evolutionary ecology of North American stream fishes. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman 310 p.
  • Mayden, R. L. (ed.) 1992. Systematics, historical ecology, and North American freshwater fishes. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA 969 p.
  • McEachran, J. D. and J. D. Fechhelm. 1998. Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Vol. 1
  • McPhail, J. D. and C. C. Lindsey. 1970. Freshwater fishes of Northwestern Canada and Alaska. Bull. Fish. Res. Board Can. No. 173.
  • Moore, G. A. 1968. Fishes. In Blair, et al. Vertebrates of the United States. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, NY.
  • Kuehne, R. A. and R. W. Barbour. 1983. The American darters. The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
  • Page, L. M. 1983. Handbook of darters. TFH Publications, Inc. Ltd., Neptune City, NJ.
  • Robins, C. R., R. M. Bailey, C. E. Bond, J. R. Brooker, E. A. Lachner, R. N. Lea and W. B. Scott. 1991. A list of common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Fifth Edition. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ., No. 20.
  • Rohde, F. C., R. G. Arndt, and D. G. Lindquist. 1994. Freshwater fishes of the carolinas, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 222 p.
  • Tomelleri, J. R. and M. E. Eberle. 1990. Fishes of the central United States. University Press of Kansas 226 p.
  • Various authors. 1948-1982. Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Parts 1-8.
  • Walls, J. G. 1975. Fishes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. TFH Publications, Inc., Ltd., Neptune City, NJ.
  • Winfield, I. J. and J. S. Nelson. 1991. Cyprinid fishes: systematics, biology and exploitation. Chapman and Hall, New York 667p.

Field Guides

  • Boschung, H. T., J. D. Williams, D. W. Gotshall, D. K. Caldwell and M. C. Caldwell. 1983. The Audubon Society field guide to North American fishes, whales and dolphins. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY.
  • Eschmeyer, W. N. and E. S. Herald. 1983. A field guide to Pacific Coast fishes of North America from the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California. Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.
  • Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.
  • Robins, C. R. and G. C. Ray. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic Coast fishes of North America. Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.

North America Regional

Canada:

  • Hart, J. L. 1973. Pacific fishes of Canada. Bull. Fish. Res. Board Can., No. 180.
  • Scott, W. B. and E. J. Crossman. 1973. Freshwater fishes of Canada. Bull. Fish. Res. Board Can. 184:1-966.
  • Scott, W. B. and M. G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Can. Bull. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 219:1-731.
  • United States

Alabama:

  • Smith-Vaniz, W. 1969. Freshwater fishes of Alabama. The Paragon Press, Montgomery, AL.
  • Mettee, M. F., P. E. O’Neil, and J. M. Pierson. 1996. Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin. Oxmoor House, Birmigham, AL 820 p.

Alaska:

  • Morrow, J. E. 1980. The freshwater fishes of Alaska. Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., Anchorage, AK.

Arizona:

  • Minkley, W. L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Ariz. Game and Fish. Dept., Phoenix, AZ.

Arkansas:

  • Robison, H. W. and T. M. Buchanan. 1990. Fishes of Arkansas. The Univ. of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, AR.

California:

  • Moyle, P. B. 1976. Inland fishes of California. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Colorado:

  • Everhart, W. H. and W. R. Seaman. 1971. Fishes of Colorado. Colorado Game, Fish and Parks Div., Denver, CO.

Connecticut:

  • Whitworth, W. R., P. L. Berrien and W. T. Keller. 1968. Freshwater fishes of Connecticut. Bull. Con. State Geol. Nat. Hist. Surv. 101:134 p.

Delaware:

  • Fowler, H. W. 1911. The fishes of Delaware. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 63:3-16.
  • Lee, D. S., A. Norden, C. R. Filbert and R. Franz. 1976. A list of the freshwater fishes of Maryland and Delaware. Chesepeake Sci. 17(3):205-211.

Florida:

  • Briggs, J. C. 1958. A list of Florida fishes and their distribution. Bull. Fla. State Mus. 2(8):223-318.
  • Gilbert, C. R. (ed.) 1978. Fishes, p. 1-58 in P. C. H. Pritchard (ed.). Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume 4. Univ. of Florida Press, Gainesville, FL.
  • Stevenson, H. M. 1977. Vertebrates of Florida: Identification and distribution. Univ. of Fla. Press, Gainesville, FL.

Georgia:

  • Dahlberg, M. D. 1975. Guide to coastal fishes of Georgia and nearby states. Univ. of Georgia Press, Athens, GA.

Idaho:

  • Simpson, J. C. and R. L. Wallace. 1978. Fishes of Idaho. Univ. of Idaho Press, Moscow, ID.

Illinois:

  • Forbes, S. A. and R. E. Richardson. 1908. The fishes of Illinois. Ill. State Lab. Nat. Hist., Urbana, IL.
  • Smith, P. W. 1979. The fishes of Illinois. Univ. of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL.

Indiana:

  • Gerking, S. D. 1945. The distribution of the fishes of Indiana. Invest. Indiana Lakes streams, 3(1):1-137.
  • Nelson, J. S., and S. D. Gerking. 1968. Annotated key to the fishes of Indiana. Dep. Zoology, Ind. Univ., Bloomington, IN.

Iowa:

  • Harlan, J. R. and E. B. Speaker. 1987. Iowa fish and fishing. Fourth Edition. Iowa Cons. Comm., Des Moines, IA.

Kansas:

  • Cross, F. B. 1967. Handbook of fishes of Kansas. Univ. Kan. Mus. Nat. Hist. Misc. Publ. No. 45.

Kentucky:

  • Burr, B. M. and M. L. Warren. 1986. A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission Scientific and Technical Series. No. 4.
  • Clay, W. M. 1975. The fishes of Kentucky. KY Dept. Fish. Wildl. Resour., Frankfort, KY.

Louisiana:

  • Douglas, N. H. 1974. Freshwater fishes of Louisiana. ClaitorÕs Publishing Division, Baton Rouge, LA.

Maine:

  • Bigelow and Schroeder. 1953. Fishes of the Gulf of Maine.
  • Everhart, W. H. 1966. Fishes of Maine. Third Edition. Maine Dept. Inl. Fish. Game, Augusta, ME.

Maryland:

  • Davis, R. M. 1972. Key to the fishes of Maryland. Univ. Maryland Nat. Resour. Inst. Educ. Ser. Contrib. No. 101.
  • Truitt, R. V., B. A. Bean and H. W. Fowler. 1929. The fishes of Maryland. Maryland Cons. Bull. No. 3.

Massachusetts:

  • Mugford, P. S. 1969. Illustrated manual of Massachusetts freshwater fish. Mass. Div. Fish. Game, Boston, MA.

Mississippi:

  • Cook, F. A. 1959. Freshwater fishes in Mississippi. Miss. Game Fish Comm., Jackson, MS.
  • Ross, S. T. 2001. Inland fishes of MIssissippi. University of Mississippi Press.

Missouri:

  • Pflieger, W. L. 1975. The fishes of Missouri. Missouri Dept. Cons., JeffersonCity, MO.

Montana:

  • Brown, C. J. D. 1971. Fishes of Montana. Montana State Univ. Agric. Exp. Stn., Bozeman, MT.

Nebraska:

  • Morris, J., L. Morris and L. Witt. 1974. The fishes of Nebraska. Nebr. Game Parks Comm., Lincoln, NE.

Nevada:

  • La Rivers, I. 1994. Fishes and fisheries of Nevada. University of Nevada Press, Reno782 p.

North Carolina:

  • Smith, H. M. 1907. The fishes of North Carolinia. E. M. Uzzell and Co., Raleigh, NC 449 p.
  • Menhinick, E. F. 1991. The freshwater fishes of North Carolina. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh 227 p.

Pennsylvania:

  • Cooper, E. L. 1983. Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States. The Penn. State Univ. Press, University Park, PA.

South Carolina:

  • Loyacano, H. A., Jr. 1975. A list of freshwater fishes of South Carolina. SC Agric. Exp. Sta. Bull. No. 580.

South Dakota:

  • Bailey, R. M. and M. O. Allum. 1962. Fishes of South Dakota. Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. No. 119.

Tennessee:

  • Etnier, D. A., and W. C. Starnes. 1993. The fishes of Tennessee. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxvile 681 p.

Texas:

  • Hubbs, C. 1976. A checklist of Texas freshwater fishes. Tech. Ser. Tex. Parks Wildl. Dept. No. 11.

Utah:

  • Sigler, W. F. and R. R. Miller. 1963. Fishes of Utah. Utah State Dept. Fish Game, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Sigler, W. F. and J. W. Sigler. 1996. Fishes of Utah. University of Utah Press375 p.

Virginia:

  • Jenkins, R. E., and N. M. Burkhead. 1993. Freshwater fishes of Virginia. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland 1079 p.

Washington:

  • Wydoski, R. S. and R. R. Whitney. 1979. Inland fishes of Washington. Univ. Wash. Press, Seattle, WA

West Virginia:

  • Denoncourt, R. F., E. C. Raney, C. H. Hocutt and J. R. Stauffer. 1975. A checklist of the fishes of West Virginia. Virginia J. Sci. 26(3):117-120.
  • Goldsborough, E. L. and H. W. Clark. 1908. Fishes of West Virginia. Bull. US Bur. Fish. 27(1907):29-39.

Wisconsin:

  • Becker, G. C. 1983. Fishes of Wisconsin. The Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI.

Wyoming:

  • Baxter, G. T. and J. R. Simon. 1970. Wyoming fishes. Bull. Wyoming Game Fish Dept. No. 4.

Selected Ichthyological Journals

  • Copeia
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters
  • Journal of Fish Biology
  • Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
  • Journal of Ichthyology (translated from Russian)
  • Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Fish You Need to Know

Useful Latin Word Roots

  • acant-a spine, thorn
  • acar- tiny
  • aci- a point, barb
  • acro- tip
  • affini- related
  • allo- other, different
  • ante- before
  • apo- away asper rough
  • atro- terrible, cruel
  • aur- ear bact a rod
  • barb- a beard
  • bell- beautiful
  • bio- life
  • blan- blind
  • blenn- slime
  • caerule- blue
  • camp-flexible
  • cand- white
  • cant- song
  • card- heart
  • carn- flesh
  • cephla- head
  • clist- closed
  • clupe-a river fish
  • cod-tail
  • coec- blind
  • coel- hollow
  • coloss- giant
  • comm- ornamentation
  • con- together
  • coron- crown
  • cross- fringe
  • croto- rattle
  • cryph- hidden
  • cyan- dark blue
  • cyn- dog
  • cyprid- lovely
  • cyt- cell
  • dactyl- finger
  • dent- tooth
  • derm- skin
  • dorm- sleep
  • eleuther- free
  • emer- domestic
  • enter- between
  • erythr- red
  • etheo- strain
  • faci- appearance
  • fasciat- banded
  • fer- bear, carry
  • fil- thread
  • fistul- tube
  • flav- yellow
  • fluvi- river
  • form- shape
  • gala- galax, malk
  • gerous- bearing
  • glab- smooth
  • gloss- tongue
  • gracil- slender
  • grand- large, great
  • grav- heavy
  • gyn- female
  • hadr- stout
  • hapl- single
  • helmin- worm
  • hemi- one half
  • hermos- beautiful
  • herpes- creeping
  • heter- other, different
  • histo- tissue
  • hypen- a moustache
  • hyper- over, above, excessive
  • hypho- web
  • hypo- beneath
  • ianth- violet
  • illum- small
  • incis- cut into
  • infer- underneath
  • infra- below
  • infract- broken
  • ini- nape
  • ium- small
  • labr- lip
  • lachr- tears
  • laci- torn
  • lacun- space, cavity
  • laem- throat
  • laeo- left hand side
  • lat- wide
  • lepi- scale
  • lept- slender
  • leuc- white
  • lith- stone
  • loph- crest, tuft
  • lori- parrot
  • luci- pike
  • lun- moon
  • lut- yellow
  • macr- long
  • macula- spotted
  • major- larger
  • mal- bad
  • mars- bag, pouch
  • mast- jaws, mouth
  • medi- middle
  • meg- large
  • melas- black
  • meso- middle
  • mest- full
  • met- between, with
  • meta- boundary
  • meter- measure
  • micr- small
  • mon- single
  • morph- form
  • negr- black
  • neo- new
  • nex- bond
  • noct- night
  • nom- name
  • nov- new
  • occiden- western
  • och- support or hold
  • ochr- yellow
  • oik- house
  • oliv- olive-green
  • olla- jar
  • opso- dainty food
  • opt- eye
  • orbi- circle
  • ost- bone
  • oto- ear
  • pach- thick
  • pale- ancient; straw
  • papill- nipple
  • pari- cheek
  • pars- part
  • parv- small
  • ped- foot
  • pel- dusky
  • peri- around
  • phil- loving
  • phy- produce
  • pinn- feather, wing
  • pisc- fish
  • placid- pleasing, smooth
  • plan- level
  • pletho- in excess
  • psamm- sand
  • psil- naked
  • pter- wing
  • pty- fold
  • ptych- fold
  • pulch- beautiful
  • punctat- marked with pricks
  • pyro- fire
  • radi- ray
  • rept- creep
  • reticul- network
  • retr- behind
  • rheo- current
  • rhynch- snout
  • rict- open-mouthed
  • rino- nose
  • ripi- fan
  • rupt- broken
  • rynch- snout
  • sacc- sack
  • saco- shield
  • sagitt- arrow
  • sarc- flesh
  • saur- lizard
  • sciaen- sea fish
  • sect- cut
  • semi- half
  • semper- always
  • serr- saw
  • seth- sieve
  • sicc- dry
  • sil- snub-nosed
  • sipho- tube
  • sol- alone
  • spect- see or look at
  • spectabil- remarkable
  • spel- cave
  • stell- star
  • stern- breast
  • stict- punctured
  • stig- prick
  • stil- drop
  • stilb- glitter
  • stom- mouth
  • strat- layer
  • strict- tight
  • strob- whorl
  • supra- above
  • symp- squeeze together
  • syn- together
  • tach- fast
  • tang- touch
  • taut- same
  • tel- far
  • tera- wonder
  • tere- smooth
  • tesselat- checkered
  • thal- young
  • trach- rough
  • tran- across
  • tuber- knot
  • tych- chance
  • umbr- shade
  • vari- change
  • virid- green
  • vit- life
  • vulga- common
  • xeno- foreign
  • xiph- sword
Dauphin Island
Airport Marsh (Mobile Bay)
Gulf of Mexico
0.5 mi. W. Fort Morgan Ferry Landing
Baldwin Co., AL
300 14.059′N, 880 01.381′W
14 October 2000
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

 

Engraulidae Anchoa sp. 6
Ophichthyidae Myrophis punctulatus 4
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus 5
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon variagatus 5
Fundulidae Fundulus grandis 1
Fundulus jenkinsi 2
Fundulus similis 18
Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinna 5
Atherinidae Menidia beryllina 35
Sparidae Lagodon rhomboides 4
Scianidae Cynoscion nebulosus 1
Leiostomus xanthurus 3
Gobiidae Gobionellus boleosoma 4
Cynoglossidae Symphurus civatus

Blue Pond
Blue Pond (Yellow River drainage)
6.0 mi. NNE Wing
T2N, R23W, sec. 28
Covington Co., AL
24 October 1999
C. E. Johnston, J. W. Armbruster and Ichthyology Class

Erimyzon tenuis 2
Erimyzon succeta 9
Esox americanus 3
Esox niger 1
Fundulus escambiae 33
Gambusia affinis 47
Lepomis gulosus 12
Lepomis macrochirus 20
Etheostoma fusiforme 17

Blue Pond
Conecuh N. F., 7.25 mi. N.N.E. Wing
Covington Co., AL
14 October 2000
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

Erimyzon succta 3
Fundulus escambiae 87
Gambusia affinis 84
Lepomis gulosus 1

Five Runs Creek
Five Runs Creek
Yellow River Dr.
FSR 337, 12 mi. S. Andalusia
Covington Co., AL
15 October 2003
10 05′ 24″N, 860 30′ 52″W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

Ichthyomyzon gagei 1 Cyprinella venusta 20 Ericymba buccata 5
Notropis haperi 16 Notropis longirostrus 7 Notropis texanus 10
Pteronotropis hypselopterus 13 Moxostoma poecilurum 1 Noturus leptacanthus 1
Aphredoderus sayanus 2 Fundulus olivaceus 8 Gambusia affinis 1
Ambloplites ariommus 1 Lepomis macrochirus 1 Lepomis megalotis 2
Lepomis miniatus 4 Micropterus punctulatus 1 Ammocrypta bifascia 5
Etheostoma colorosum 4 Etheostoma davisoni 1 Etheostoma edwini 2
Etheostoma swaini 5 Percina nigrofasciata 15

Blackwater River
Blackwater River
(Gulf of Mexico drainage)
6.0 mi. NW Milligan
300 50′ 01”N, 860 44′ 04”W
Okaloosa Co., FL
23 October 1999
C. E. Johnston, J. W. Armbruster and Ichthyology Class

Notropis longirostrus Notropis stilbius Notropis texanus
Pteronotropis hypselopterus Minytrema melanops Noturus gyrinus
Noturus leptacanthus Fundulus olivaceus Fundulus escambiae
Aphredoderus sayanus Labidesthyes sicculus Ambloplites ariomus
Lepomis megalotis Lepomis macrochirus Micropterus punctulatus
Ammocrypta bifascia Etheostoma swaini Percina nigrofasciata

Blackwater River
Gulf of Mexico
14 mi. NW of Crestview, Hwy. 4 Crossing
Okaloosa Co., FL
7 October 2001
30 50′ 01” N, 86 44′ 01” W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

Notropis longirostris 23 Erimyzon tenuis 3 Minytrema melanops 1
Noturus leptacanthus 7 Aphredoderus sayanus 1 Fundulus escambiae 1
Fundulus olivaceus 14 Ambloplites ariommus 2 Lepomis macrochirus 5
Lepomis microlophus 1 Micropterus punctulatus 1 Ammocrypta bifascia 1
Etheostoma colorosum 17 Etheostoma swaini 1 Percina nigrofasciata 26

Total = 104

Blue Spring
Blue Spring
Five Runs Creek Dr.
FSR 337, 7.5 mi. N.E. Wing
Covington Co., AL
15 October 2003
1 05.171′ N, 86 31.204′ W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

Notropis harperi 14 Lepomis gyulosus 1 Lepomis macrochirus 2

Tellico River
Hiwassee River

 

Hiwassee River
Tennessee River Dr.
7 mi. S. Etowah
Polk Co., TN
350 13.271 N, 840 31.243 W
15 September 2001
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 4
  • Luxilus chysocephalus 2
  • Luxilus coccogenis 6
  • Nocomis micropogon 6
  • Notropis leuciodus 22
  • Notropis spectrunculus 1
  • Hypentelium nigricans 4
  • Ambloplites rupestre 1
  • Micropterus dolomieu 2
  • Etheostoma simoterum 3

Hiwassee River
Tennessee River Dr.
7 mi. S. Etowah
Polk Co., TN
350 13.271 N, 840 31.243 W
9 September 2000
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Cyprinella galactura 1
  • Luxilus coccogenis 11
  • Nocomis micropogon 15
  • Notropis leuciodus 22
  • Notropis spectrunculus 8
  • Hypentelium nigricans 2
  • Cottus carolinae 7
  • Ambloplites rupestre 1
  • Etheostoma blennioides 2
  • Etheostoma rufilineatum 2
  • Etheostoma simoterum 8
  • Etheostoma zonale 4
  • Percina caprodes 4
  • Percina evides 3
  • Percina tanasi 1

Hiwassee River
Tennessee River Dr.
7 mi. S. Etowah
Polk Co., TN
350 13.271 N, 840 31.243 W
2 October 1999
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Clinostomus funduloides 1
  • Cyprinella galactura 5
  • Luxilus chysocephalus 1
  • Luxilus coccogenis 50
  • Nocomis micropogon 18
  • Notropis leuciodus 40
  • Notropis spectrunculus 15
  • Hypentelium nigricans 1
  • Cottus carolinae 20
  • Ambloplites rupestre 2
  • Etheostoma blennioides 3
  • Etheostoma rufilineatum 2
  • Etheostoma simoterum 13
  • Percina evides 1

Conasauga River
Conasauga River
Coosa River Dr.6.8 mi. NE Cisco
Murray Co., GA
15 September 2001
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 3
  • Cyprinella callistia 4
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 12
  • Notropis asperifrons 1
  • Notropis stilbius 2
  • Notropis xaenocephalus 5
  • Phenacobius catostomus 1
  • Hypentelium etowanum 3
  • Fundulus stellifer 1
  • Cottus carolinae 8
  • Ambloplites ariommus 1
  • Lepomis auritus 2
  • Lepomis megalotis 2
  • Micropterus coosae 1
  • Etheostoma coosae 4
  • Etheostoma jordani 7
  • Percina kathae 7
  • Percina sp. 2

Conasauga River
Coosa River Dr.
6.8 mi. NE Cisco
Murray Co., GA
1 October 1999
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 10
  • Cyprinella caerulea 1
  • Cyprinella callistia 15
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 34
  • Notropis asperifrons 1
  • Notropis chrosomus 1
  • Notropis stilbius 6
  • Notropis xaenocephalus 13
  • Hypentelium etowanum 4
  • Ameiurus natalis 2
  • Fundulus stellifer 8
  • Cottus carolinae 13
  • Lepomis auritus 2
  • Micropterus coosae 3
  • Etheostoma brevirostrum 2
  • Etheostoma coosae 6
  • Etheostoma jordani 12
  • Percina palmaris 1
  • Percina sp. 2

Uphapee Creek

Choctafaula Creek
Choctafaula Creek
Tallapoosa River Drainage
F.R. 906, 3.6 mi. NE of Tuskegee
Macon Co., AL
35 13’ 15”N, 84 31’ 16”W
14/16 October 2002
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

 

  • Ichthyomyzon gagei 1
  • Campostoma oligolepis 2
  • Cyprinella venusta 80
  • Ericymba buccata 16
  • Luxilus chrysocephalus 30
  • Lythrurus bellus 11
  • Nocomis leptocephalus 5
  • Notemigonus chrysoleucas 1
  • Notropis ammophilus 10
  • Notropis baileyi 20
  • Notropis texanus 3
  • Notropis volucellus 10
  • Hypentelium etowanum 5
  • Moxostoma duquesnii 6
  • Moxostoma erythrurum 2
  • Moxostoma poecilurum 1
  • Esox americanus 1
  • Aphredoderus sayanus 5
  • Fundulus olivaceus 15
  • Gambusia affinis 23
  • Ambloplites ariommus 1
  • Lepomis gulosus 2
  • Lepomis macrochirus 8
  • Lepomis megalotis 24
  • Lepomis miniatus 1
  • Micropterus punctulatus 8
  • Etheostoma nigrum 1
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 13
  • Percina nigrofasciata 23

Total (29 species) = 328

Choctafaula Creek
Tallapoosa River Dr.
3.6 mi. NE of Tuskegee, FSR. 906
Tuskegee National Forest
15/17 October 2001
35 13’ 15’’ N, 84 31’ 16’’W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Ichthyomyzon gagei 1
  • Campostoma oligolepis 3
  • Cyprinella venusta 8
  • Ericymba buccata 25
  • Luxilus chrysocephalus 19
  • Lythrurus bellus 5
  • Nocomis leptocephalus 3
  • Notropis ammophilus 31
  • Notropis baileyi 40
  • Hypentelium etowanum 7
  • Moxostoma erythrurum 3
  • Noturus leptacanthus 2
  • Esox americanus 1
  • Aphredoderus sayanus 5
  • Fundulus olivaceus 9
  • Gambusis affinis 14
  • Elassoma zonatum 1
  • Lepomis cyanellus 1
  • Lepomis macrochirus 4
  • Lepomis megalotis 11
  • Micropterus punctulatus 3
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 14
  • Etheostoma swaini 1
  • Etheostoma zonifer 1
  • Percina nigrofasciata 16

Total = 228

Adams Branch/Maringo Creeks

Adam’s Branch
Uchee Creek,
Chattahoochee River Dr.
Co. Rd. 33, 2 mi. SW Hugley
Russell Co., AL
32 25.422 N, 85 15.601 W
14 November 2001
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Notemigonus crysoleucas 5
  • Notropis texanus 13
  • Pteronotropis euryzonus 3
  • Semotilus thoreauianus 1
  • Erimyzon oblongus 3
  • Minytrema melanops 5
  • Apredoderus sayanus 3
  • Fundulus olivaceus 1
  • Elassoma zonatum 1
  • Lepomis gulosus 1
  • Lepomis megalotis 3
  • Lepomis miniatus 1
  • Etheostoma edwini 3
  • Percina nigrofasciata 2

Total = 45

Halawakee Creek
Little Uchee Creek
Beaver Pond
Hatchet Creek

Hatchet Creek
(Coosa River drainage)
co. rd. 7, 5.0 mi. N Goodwater
T22S, R6E, sec. 17
Clay Co., AL
26 and 28 October, 1999
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Ichthyomyzon gagei 1
  • Campostoma oligolepis 10
  • Cyprinella callistia 25
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 8
  • Notropis asperifrons 3
  • Notropis stilbius 6
  • Notropis chrosomus 1
  • Hypentelium etowanum 10
  • Noturus leptacanthus 3
  • Cottus carolinae 5
  • Gambusia affinis 1
  • Lepomis megalotis 10
  • Micropterus salmoides 6
  • Etheostoma coosae 3
  • Etheostoma jordani 12
  • Etheostoma rupestre 1
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 15
  • Percina palmaris 12

Hatchet Creek
Coosa River Dr.
ST. 231, 4 mi. W. Rockford
Coosa Co., AL
16-18 October 2000
320 55′ 56″ N, 860 12′ 08″ W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 2
  • Cyprinella callistia 55
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 26
  • Cyprinella venusta 7
  • Hybopsis wichelli 3
  • Notropis asperifrons 32
  • Notropis stilbius 38
  • Hypentelium etowanum 3
  • Moxostoma duquesnei 5
  • Fundulus stellifer 2
  • Ambloplites ariommus 2
  • Lepomis macrochirus 2
  • Lepomis megalotis 16
  • Micropterus coosae 1
  • Micropterus punctulatus 1
  • Etheostoma jordani 10
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 11
  • Percina nigrofasciata 9
  • Percina palmaris 6

Hatchet Creek
Coosa River Dr.
Co. Rd. 7, 3 mi. N. Goodwater
Clay Co., AL
5/7 November 2001
33 07.820′ N, 86 03.329′ W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 14
  • Cyprinella callistia 18
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 30
  • Notropis asperifrons 9
  • Notropis baileyi 3
  • Notropis stilbius 7
  • Hypentelium etowanum 3
  • Minytrema melanops 1
  • Noturus leptacanthus 5
  • Cottus carolinae 6
  • Ambloplites ariommus 1
  • Lepomis macrochirus 2
  • Lepomis megalotis 7
  • Etheostoma coosae 13
  • Etheostoma jordani 16
  • Etheostoma rupestre 2
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 5
  • Percina nigrofasciata 9
  • Percina palmaris 9

Total = 160

Hatchet Creek
Coosa River Drainage
3 mi. N. of Goodwater, Co.Rd. 7
Clay Co., AL
33 7.820′ N 86 3.329′ W
28/30 October 2002
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 3
  • Cyprinella callistia 18
  • Cyprinella trichroistia 92
  • Notropis asperifrons 18
  • Notropis stilbius 23
  • Notropis texanus 3
  • Notorpis xaenocephalus 3
  • Hypentelium etowanum 7
  • Moxostoma duquesnei 2
  • Moxostoma erythrurum 1
  • Noturus leptacanthus 2
  • Gambusia affinis 1
  • Cottus carolinae 2
  • Ambloplites ariommus 1
  • Lepomis megalotis 18
  • Micropterus coosae 1
  • Micropterus punctulatus 1
  • Pomoxis nigromaculatus 2
  • Etheostoma coosae 7
  • Etheostoma jordani 33
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 12
  • Percina nigrofasciata 10
  • Percina palmaris 5

Total (23 species) = 265

Hillabee Creek
Hillabee Creek
(Tallapoosa River drainage)
Hwy 22, 6.2 mi. NE Alexander City
T23N, R22E, sec. 16
Tallapoosa Co., AL
26 and 28 October 1999
C. E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Macrhybopsis aestivalis 2
  • Campostoma oligolepis 20
  • Phenacobias catostomus 10
  • Cyprinella gibbsi 5
  • Cyprinella callistia 34
  • Cyprinella venusta 8
  • Notropis baileyi 3
  • Hypentelium etowanum 9
  • Moxostoma duquesnei 3
  • Fundulus olivaceus 2
  • Noturus funebris 1
  • Lepomis macrochirus 3
  • Lepomis auritis 9
  • Micropterus punctulatus 5
  • Percina palmaris 12
  • Percina sp. “Muscadine darter” 4
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 3
  • Etheostoma tallapoosae 1
  • Etheostoma chuckwachatte 13

Hillabee Creek
Tallapoosa River Dr.
ST. 22, 6.2 mi. N.E. Alexander City
Tallapoosa Co., AL
16-18 October 2000
320 59′ 04″ N, 850 51′ 45″ W
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 10
  • Cyprinella callistia 15
  • Cyprinella gibbsi 8
  • Cyprinella venusta 5
  • Lythrurus bellus 8
  • Nocomis leptacephalus 2
  • Notropis baileyi 17
  • Notropis stilbius 6
  • Notropis texanus 30
  • Opsopoeodus emiliae 2
  • Phenacobius catostomus 11
  • Pimephales vigilax 1
  • Hypentelium etowanum 2
  • Moxostoma duquesnei 1
  • Fundulus bifax 4
  • Fundulus olicaceus 7
  • Gambusia affinis 3
  • Ambloplites ariommus 4
  • Lepomis macrochirus 8
  • Lepomis megalotis 6
  • Lepomis microlophus 7
  • Micropterus coosae 1
  • Micropterus piunctulatus 6
  • Etheostoma chuckwachatte 8
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 14
  • Percina kathae 2
  • Percina palmaris 20
  • Percina sp. “Muscadine” 9

Hillabee Creek
Tallapoosa River Dr.
ST.22, 6.2 mi. NE Alexander City
Tallapoosa Co., AL
32 59′ 04” N, 85 51′ 45” W
5 November 2001
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 1
  • Cyprinella callistia 10
  • Cyprinella gibbsi 3
  • Cyprinella venusta 6
  • Macrhrybopsis aestivalis 5
  • Notropis baileyi 10
  • Notropis stilbius 27
  • Opsopoeodus emilae 2
  • Pimephales vigilax 3
  • Phenacobius catostomus 8
  • Hypentelium etowanum 4
  • Noturus funebris 1
  • Fundulus bifax 3
  • Fundulus olivaceus 1
  • Gambusia affinis 1
  • Lepomis macrochirus 6
  • Lepomis microlophus 1
  • Micropterus punctulatus 1
  • Etheostoma chuckwachatte 30
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 13
  • Percina palmaris 26
  • Percina sp. “Muscadine darter” 10

Total = 175

Hillabee Creek
Tallapoosa River Drainage
Hwy. 22, 6.2 mi. NE Alexander City
Tallapoosa Co., AL
32 59¹ 04² N 85 51¹ 45²W
28/30 October 2002
C.E. Johnston and Ichthyology Class

  • Campostoma oligolepis 5
  • Cyprinella callistia 18
  • Cyprinella gibbsi 1
  • Cyprinella venusta 12
  • Lythrurus bellus 20
  • Macrhybopsis aestivalis 2
  • Notropis baileyi 1
  • Notropis stilbius 16
  • Notropis texanus 35
  • Opsopoeodus emiliae 9
  • Phenacobius catostomus 9
  • Pimephales vigilax 9
  • Moxostoma duquesnei 1
  • Moxostoma poecilurum 1
  • Noturus funebris 1
  • Fundulus bifax 1
  • Fundulus olivaceus 9
  • Gambusia affinis 8
  • Ambloplites ariommus 2
  • Lepomis auritus 3
  • Lepomis cyanellus 1
  • Lepomis macrochirus 18
  • Lepomis megalotis 1
  • Lepomis microlophus 1
  • Micropterus coosae 1
  • Micropterus punctulatus 11
  • Etheostoma chuckwachatte 19
  • Etheostoma stigmaeum 4
  • Etheostoma tallapoosae 1
  • Percina kathae 2
  • Percina palmaris 14
  • Percina sp. “muscadine darter” 11

Total (32 species) = 247

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