Fishes of the Upper Conecuh Watershed

This is an interactive list of Freshwater Fishes found in the Upper Conecuh Watershed (03140301).  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
Semotilus thoreauianus Dixie Chub Current
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner Current
Ericymba buccata Silverjaw Minnow Current
Hybognathus hayi Cypress Minnow 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
Amia calva Bowfin Current
Anguilla rostrata American Eel Current
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad Current
Notropis harperi Redeye Chub Current
Notropis longirostris Longnose Shiner Current
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner Current
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow Current
Carpiodes velifer Highfin Carpsucker Current
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker Current
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead Current
Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker Current
Moxostoma poecilurum Blacktail Redhorse Current
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish Current
Noturus leptacanthus Speckled Madtom Current
Esox americanus Redfin or Grass Pickerel Current
Esox niger Chain Pickerel Current
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch Current
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow Current
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish Current
Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside Current
Morone chrysops White Bass Current
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish Current
Ambloplites ariommus Shadow Bass Current
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish Current
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth Current
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill Current
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish Current
Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish Current
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass Current
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass Current
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie Current
Etheostoma colorosum Coastal Darter Current
Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe Darter Current
Etheostoma swaini Gulf Darter Current
Percina nigrofasciata Blackbanded Darter Current
Percina vigil Saddleback Darter Current
Etheostoma stigmaeum Speckled Darter Current
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish Current
Pteronotropis hypselopterus Sailfin Shiner Current
Hybopsis sp. 1 Coastal Chub Current
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead Current
Centrarchus macropterus Flier Current
Macrhybopsis sp. 2 Florida Chub 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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