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FISHES
of White River NWR


Sturgeons
  Pallid Sturgeon*
Shovelnose Sturgeon
(Scaphirhynchus albus)
(Scaphirhynchus platorynchus)
Paddlefishes
  Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)
Gars
 

Alligator Gar
Spotted Gar
Longnose Gar
Shortnose Gar

(Atractosteus spatula)
(Lepisosteus oculatus)
(Lepisosteus osseus)
(Lepisosteus platostomus)
Bowfins
  Bowfin (Amia calva)
Freshwater Eels
  American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)
Herrings
  Skipjack Herring
Gizzard Shad
Threadfin Shad
(Alosa chrysochloris)
(Dorosoma cepedianum)
(Dorosoma petenense)
Mooneyes
  Goldeye
Mooneye
(Hiodon alosoides)
(Hiodon tergisus)
Pikes
  Grass Pickerel
Chain Pickere
(Esox americanus)
(Esox niger)
Minnows and Carps
  Goldfish
Grass Carp
Common Carp
Cypress Minnow
Mississippi Silvery Minnow
Speckled Chub
Silver Chub
Silver Carp
Golden Shiner
Pallid Shiner
River Shiner
Ghost Shiner
Ironcolor Shiner
Pugnose Minnow
Ribbon Shiner
Red Shiner
Weed Shiner
Redfin Shiner
Blacktail Shiner
Mimic Shiner
Bluntnose Minnow
Bullhead Minnow
(Carassius auratus)
(Ctenopharyngodon idella)
(Cyprinus carpio)
(Hybognathus hayi)
(Hybognathus nuchalis)
(Hybopsis aestivalis)
(Hybopsis storeriana)
(Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)
(Notemigonus crysoleucas)
(Notropis amnis)
(Notropis blennius)
(Notropis buchanani)
(Notropis chalybaeus)
(Notropis emiliae)
(Notropis fumeus)
(Notropis lutrensis)
(Notropis texanus)
(Notropis umbratilis)
(Notropis venustus)
(Notropis volucellus)
(Pimephales notatus)
(Pimephales vigilax)
Suckers
  River Carpsucker
Quillback
Highfin Carpsucker
Bluesucker
Lake Chubsucker
Smallmouth Buffalo
Bigmouth Buffalo
Black Buffalo
Spotted Sucker
Shorthead Redhorse
(Carpiodes carpio)
(Carpiodes cyprinus)
(Carpiodes velifer)
(Cycleptus elongates)
(Erimyzon sucetta)
(Ictiobus bubalus)
(Ictiobus cyprinellus)
(Ictiobus niger)
(Minytrema melanops)
(Moxostoma macrolepidotum)
Bullhead Catfishes
  White Catfish
Blue Catfish
Black Bullhead
Yellow Bullhead
Channel Catfish
Tadpole Madtom
Freckled Madtom
(Ictalurus catus)
(Ictalurus furcatus)
(Ictalurus melas)
(Ictalurus natalis)
(Ictalurus punctatus)
(Noturus gyrinus)
(Noturus nocturnus)
Pirate Perches
  Pirate Perch (Aphredoderus sayanus)
Killifishes
  Golden Topminnow
Northern Starhead Topminnow
Blackstripe Topminnow
Blackspotted Topminnow
(Fundulus chrysotus)
(Fundulus dispar)
(Fundlus notatus)
(Fundulus olivaceus)
Livebearers
  Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
Silversides
  Brook Silverside
Inland Silverside
(Labidesthes sicculus)
(Menidia beryllina)
Temperate Basses
  White Bass
Yellow Bass
Stripped Bass
(Morone chrysops)
(Morone mississippiensis)
(Morone saxatilis)
Sunfishes
  Flier
Green Sunfish
Warmouth
Orangespotted Sunfish
Bluegill
Longear Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Spotted Sunfish
Bantam Sunfish
Spotted Bass
Largemouth Bass
White Crappie
Black Crappie
(Centrarchus macropterus)
(Lepomis cyanellus)
(Lepomis gulosus)
(Lepomis humilis)
(Lepomis macrochirus)
(Lepomis megalotis)
(Lepomis microlophus)
(Lepomis punctatus)
(Lepomis symmetricus)
(Micropterus punctulatus)
(Micropterus salmoides)
(Pomoxis annularis)
(Poxoxis nigromaculatus)
Pygmy Sunfishes
  Banded Pygmy Sunfish (Elassoma zonatum)
Perches
  Crystal Darter
Western Sand Darter
Mud Darter
Bluntnose Darter
Swamp Darter**
Slough Darter
Harlequin Darter
Cypress Darter
Speckled Darter
Logperch
Blackside Darter
Dusky Darter
River Darter
Sauger
(Ammocrypta asprella)
(Ammocrypta clara)
(Etheostoma asprigene)
(Etheostoma chlorosomum)
(Etheostoma fusiforme)
(Etheostoma gracile)
(Etheostoma histrio)
(Etheostoma proeliare)
(Etheostoma stigmaeum)
(Percina caprodes)
(Percina maculata)
(Percina sciera)
(Percina shumardi)
(Stizostedion canadense)
Drums
  Freshwater Drum (Aplodinotus grunniens)
Mullets
  Striped Mullet (Mugil cephalus)
     
* Endangered - Records limited, but believed present in river.

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For More Information Contact:
White River NWR
57 South CC Camp Road
P.O. Box 205
St. Charles, AR 72140
Telephone: 870-282-8200
Fax: 870-282-8234


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