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North Dakota Fisheries Investigations

Table 1


Table 1. Current list of native, introduced, and hybrid fish species in North Dakota.

Common Name

Scientific Name (A.F.S., 1991)

Native

Petromyzontidae
Chestnut lamprey
Silver lamprey
Ichthyomyzon castaneus
Ichthyomyzon unicuspis
Acipenseridae
Lake sturgeona
Pallid sturgeon
Shovelnose sturgeon
Acipenser fulvescens
Scaphirhynchus albus
Scaphirhynchus platorynchus
Polyodontidae
Paddlefish Polyodon spathula
Lepisosteidae
Shortnose gar Lepisosteus platostomus
Hiodontidae
Goldeye
Mooneye
Hiodon alosoides
Hiodon tergisus
Cluperidae
Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum
Cyprinidae
Bigmouth shiner
Blacknose dace
Blacknose shiner
Bluntnose minnow
Brassy minnow
Central stoneroller
Common shiner
Creek chub
Emerald shiner
Fathead minnow
Flathead chub
Finescale dace
Golden shiner
Hornyhead chub
Lake chub
Largescale stoneroller
Longnose dace
Mississippi silvery minnow
Northern redbelly dace
Pearl dace
Plains minnow
Pugnose shiner
Red shiner
River shiner
Rosyface shiner
Sand shiner
Sicklefin chub
Silver chub
Spotfin shiner
Spottail shiner
Sturgeon chub
Western silvery minnow
Notropis dorsalis
Rhinichthys atratulus
Notropis heterolepis
Pimephales notatus
Hybognathus hankinsoni
Campostoma anomalum
Luxilus cornutus
Semotilus atromaculatus
Notropis atherinoides
Pimephales promelas
Phoxinus neogaeus
Platygobio gracilis
Notemigonus crysoleucas
Nocomis biguttatus
Couesius plumbeus
Campostoma oligolepis
Rhinichthys cataractae
Hybognathus nuchalis
Phoxinus eos
Margariscus margarita
Hybognathus placitus
Notropis anogenus
Cyprinella lutrensis
Notropis blennius
Notropis rubellus
Notropis stramineus
Macrhybopsis meeki
Macrhybopsis storeriana
Cyprinella spiloptera
Notropis hudsonius
Macrhybopsis gelida
Hybognathus argyritis
Catostomidae
Bigmouth buffalo
Blue sucker
Golden redhorse
Greater redhorse
Lake chubsuckera
Longnose sucker
Quillback
River carpsucker
Shorthead redhorse
Silver redhorse
Smallmouth buffalo
White sucker
Ictiobus cyprinellus
Cycleptus elongatus
Moxostoma erythrurum
Moxostoma valenciennesi
Erimyzon sucetta
Catostomus catostomus
Carpiodes cyprinus
Carpiodes carpio
Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Moxostoma anisurum
Ictiobus bubalus
Catostomus commersoni
Ictaluridae
Black bullhead
Brown bullhead
Channel catfish
Flathead catfish
Stonecat
Tadpole madtom
Yellow bullhead
Ameiurus melas
Ameiurus nebulosus
Ictalurus punctatus
Pylodictis olivaris
Noturus flavus
Noturus gyrinus
Ameiurus natalis
Esocidae
Northern pike Esox lucius
Umbridae
Central mudminnow Umbra limi
Percopsidae
Trout-perch Percopsis omiscomaycus
Gadidae
Burbot Lota lota
Cyprinodontidae
Banded killifish Fundulus diaphanus
Gasterosteidae
Brook stickleback Culaea inconstans
Centrarchidae
Black crappie
Bluegill
Green sunfish
Orangespotted sunfish
Pumpkinseed
Rock bass
White crappie
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Lepomis macrochirus
Lepomis cyanellus
Lepomis humilis
Lepomis gibbosus
Ambloplites rupestris
Pomoxis annularis
Percidae
Blackside darter
Iowa darter
Johnny darter
Logperch
River darter
Sauger
Walleye
Yellow perch
Percina maculata
Etheostoma exile
Etheostoma nigrum
Percina caprodes
Percina shumardi
Stizostedion canadense
Stizostedion vitreum
Perca flavescens
Sciaenidae
Freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens

Introduced

Cyprinidae
Common carpb
Grass carp
Cyprinus carpio
Ctenopharyngodon idella
Esocidae
Muskellunge Esox masquinongy
Osmeridae
Rainbow smeltb Osmerus mordax
Salmonidae
Brook troutc
Brown trout
Chinook salmon
Coho salmonc
Cutthroat troutc
Kokanee salmonc
Lake trout
Lake whitefishb
Lake herring (cisco)b
Rainbow trout
Salvelinus fontinalis
Salmo trutta
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Oncorhynchus kisutch
Oncorhynchus clarki
Oncorhynchus nerka
Salvelinus namaycush
Coregonus clupeaformis
Coregonus artdi
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Centrachidae
Largemouth bassb
Sacremento perchc
Smallmouth bassb
Micropterus salmoides
Archoplites interruptus
Micropterus dolomieu
Percichthyidae
Striped bass
White bassb
Morone saxatillis
Morone chrysops
Percidae
Zanderc Stizostedion lucioperca

Hybrids

Tiger muskie*
Orangespotted sunfish/Pumpkinseed
Green sunfish/Bluegill
Saugeye
* also introduced
a extirpated
b naturalized populations
c indicates species that were introduced but are no longer present due to the cessation of a stocking program

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