Fishes of the Lower Conecuh Watershed

This is an interactive list of Freshwater Fishes found in the Lower Conecuh Watershed (03140304).  Clicking on the Scientific Name will deliver a wealth of information on the species held at the NatureServe site.

USGS has an interactive map of this watershed which will allow you to see the boundaries and to identify the various tributary names in this system (just hover the cursor over the appropriate creek or river!).

Scientific Name Common Name Occurrence Status
Fundulus escambiae Russetfin Topminnow Current
Semotilus thoreauianus Dixie Chub Current
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner Current
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw Minnow Current
Hybognathus hayi Cypress Minnow Current
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner Current
Lythrurus atrapiculus Blacktip Shiner Current
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub Current
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner Current
Ichthyomyzon gagei Southern Brook Lamprey Current
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar Current
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar Current
Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar Current
Amia calva Bowfin Current
Anguilla rostrata American Eel Current
Alosa alabamae Alabama Shad Current
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack Herring Current
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad Current
Notropis baileyi Rough Shiner Current
Notropis chalybaeus Ironcolor Shiner Current
Notropis harperi Redeye Chub Current
Notropis longirostris Longnose Shiner Current
Notropis petersoni Coastal Shiner Current
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner Current
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow Current
Pteronotropis signipinnis Flagfin Shiner Current
Pteronotropis welaka Bluenose Shiner Current
Carpiodes cyprinus Quillback Current
Carpiodes velifer Highfin Carpsucker Current
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker Current
Erimyzon tenuis Sharpfin Chubsucker Current
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead Current
Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker Current
Moxostoma carinatum River Redhorse Current
Moxostoma poecilurum Blacktail Redhorse Current
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead Current
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish Current
Noturus funebris Black Madtom Current
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom Current
Noturus leptacanthus Speckled Madtom Current
Esox americanus Redfin or Grass Pickerel Current
Esox niger Chain Pickerel Current
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch Current
Fundulus auroguttatus Banded Topminnow Current
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow Current
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish Current
Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside Current
Morone chrysops White Bass Current
Morone saxatilis Striped Bass Current
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish Current
Ambloplites ariommus Shadow Bass Current
Centrarchus macropterus Flier Current
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish Current
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth Current
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill Current
Lepomis marginatus Dollar Sunfish Current
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish Current
Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish Current
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass Current
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass Current
Pomoxis annularis White Crappie Current
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie Current
Etheostoma colorosum Coastal Darter Current
Etheostoma edwini Brown Darter Current
Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp Darter Current
Etheostoma histrio Harlequin Darter Current
Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe Darter Current
Etheostoma proeliare Cypress Darter Current
Etheostoma swaini Gulf Darter Current
Percina nigrofasciata Blackbanded Darter Current
Percina vigil Saddleback Darter Current
Etheostoma stigmaeum Speckled Darter Current
Sander vitreus Walleye Current
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad Current
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish Current
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish Current
Pteronotropis hypselopterus Sailfin Shiner Current
Hybopsis sp. 1 Coastal Chub Current
Campostoma oligolepis Largescale Stoneroller Current
Acipenser oxyrinchus Atlantic Sturgeon Current
Macrhybopsis sp. 2 Florida Chub Current
Crystallaria asprella Crystal Darter Current
Ammocrypta bifascia Florida Sand Darter Current
Etheostoma davisoni Choctawhatchee Darter Current
Percina austroperca Southern Logperch Current

Bibliography:  NatureServe. 2012. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: July 8, 2012 ).


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