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Distribution of Fishes in the Red River of the North Basin on Multivariate Environmental Gradients

The Distribution of Stream Fish Species


Table 4. Percent occurence of fish species at sites sampled during 1962-1994 in streams of the Red River basin. Includes all sites sampled (ALL, n=913) and sites in the Red River Valley (RRV, n=387), Northern Glaciated Plains (NGP, n=140), North Central Hardwood Forest (NCH, n=147), Northern Lakes and Forests (NLF, n=69), and Northern Minnesota Wetlands (NMW, n=42) ecoregions as well as ecoregion transition areas (TRA, n=127)

Taxon ALLRRVNGPNCHNLFNMWTRA
Petromyzonidae
 chestnut lamprey
3.5
4.1
0.0
2.7
0.0
23.8
1.6
 silver lamprey
1.0
2.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Amidae
 bowfin
1.0
0.0
0.0
5.4
1.4
0.0
0.0
Hiodontidae
 goldeneye
5.5
12.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 mooneye
4.9
11.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.6
Salmonidae
 rainbow trout
0.8
0.3
0.7
0.0
2.9
0.0
2.4
 brown trout
0.6
0.3
0.0
0.0
4.4
0.0
0.8
 brook trout
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.7
1.4
4.9
0.8
Catostomidae
 quillback carpsucker
10.3
20.4
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
11.0
 white sucker
60.0
57.1
57.1
54.4
50.7
71.4
77.2
 northern hogsucker
2.8
0.0
0.0
17.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
 bigmouth buffalo
5.4
11.9
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.8
 silver redhorse
13.8
18.4
4.3
19.7
0.0
4.8
14.2
 golden redhorse
16.2
16.8
7.1
34.0
0.0
4.8
16.5
 shorthead redhorse
26.3
34.1
12.1
35.4
0.0
23.8
22.8
 greater redhorse
3.6
2.8
2.9
5.4
0.0
0.0
7.9
Cyprinidae
 central stoneroller
3.7
0.3
0.0
18.4
0.0
0.0
4.7
 largescale stoneroller
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.4
 spotfin shiner
15.1
22.5
12.9
7.5
0.0
0.0
17.3
 common carp
24.6
41.1
12.1
14.3
0.0
16.7
16.5
 brassy minnow
2.5
1.6
2.1
0.0
1.4
14.3
5.5
 common shiner
46.7
38.8
37.9
67.4
65.2
31.0
52.0
 silver chub
3.0
6.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.8
 pearl dace
3.5
3.6
0.0
0.7
0.0
19.1
7.1
 hornyhead chub
16.1
8.5
0.7
47.6
34.9
0.0
15.0
 golden shiner
6.7
0.8
10.0
14.3
30.0
0.0
2.4
 pugnose shiner
0.3
0.0
0.0
2.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 emerald shiner
4.4
9.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
2.4
0.8
 river shiner
2.7
5.2
2.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.8
 bigmouth shiner
15.8
13.7
3.6
15.6
10.1
9.5
40.9
 blackchin shiner
5.8
0.5
0.0
16.3
36.2
2.4
0.8
 blacknose shiner
7.6
0.3
0.0
19.1
44.9
4.8
5.5
 spottail shiner
10.5
5.7
15.0
25.8
7.2
0.0
7.9
 rosyface shiner
2.4
3.1
3.6
0.7
0.0
0.0
3.2
 sand shiner
19.3
23.3
30.0
5.4
0.0
4.8
26.8
 weed shiner
5.5
0.3
0.0
23.8
20.3
0.0
0.0
 mimic shiner
3.9
1.0
0.0
13.6
13.0
0.0
2.4
 northern redbelly dace
8.9
6.2
0.0
5.4
30.4
19.1
15.8
 finescale dace
2.6
3.6
0.0
0.0
1.4
19.1
0.8
 bluntnose minnow
12.9
5.4
12.9
31.3
11.6
0.0
19.7
 fathead minnow
52.8
55.8
57.9
27.9
43.5
57.1
70.9
 flathead chub
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 blacknose dace
21.7
10.6
19.3
19.7
44.9
16.7
49.6
 longnose dace
16.2
10.3
18.6
22.4
5.8
9.5
32.3
 creek chub
34.3
27.1
42.1
23.8
42.0
26.2
58.3
Ictaluridae
 black bullhead
32.9
34.1
59.3
26.5
23.2
0.0
23.6
 yellow bullhead
6.8
0.8
0.0
31.3
13.0
2.4
2.4
 brown bullhead
9.2
7.2
5.7
19.7
17.4
4.8
3.9
 channel catfish
12.1
22.5
5.0
2.0
0.0
0.0
10.2
 stonecat
5.7
8.0
0.7
4.8
0.0
2.4
9.4
 tadpole madtom
19.2
13.7
31.4
24.5
17.4
14.3
18.9
Umbridae
 central mudminnow
13.3
9.3
0.0
19.7
42.0
42.9
7.1
Esocidae
 northern pike
38.6
38.8
50.7
36.7
21.7
59.5
29.0
Cyprinodontidae
 banded killfish
3.3
1.0
0.0
12.2
11.6
0.0
0.0
Gadidae
 burbot
5.4
5.7
0.0
4.8
1.4
35.7
3.2
Percopsidae
 trout-perch
12.1
11.4
15.7
6.8
0.0
45.2
11.8
Percichthyidae
 white bass
1.2
2.1
2.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Centrarchidae
 rock bass
21.0
22.0
10.7
33.3
2.9
33.3
21.3
 green sunfish
3.9
2.3
1.4
6.8
21.7
0.0
0.0
 pumpkinseed
9.0
2.1
10.7
22.4
30.4
2.4
3.2
 orangespotted sunfish
2.3
0.8
12.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 bluegill
7.7
1.6
7.9
26.5
13.0
7.1
1.6
 smallmouth bass
2.2
1.3
9.3
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.8
 largemouth bass
6.8
0.8
1.4
30.6
10.1
4.8
2.4
 white crappie
2.1
2.3
5.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
1.6
 black crappie
11.1
12.7
10.0
15.6
7.2
9.5
4.7
Percidae
 rainbow darter
2.2
0.0
0.0
13.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
 Iowa darter
14.9
6.5
16.4
21.8
44.9
14.3
15.0
 least darter
1.3
0.0
0.0
6.8
2.9
0.0
0.0
 johnny darter
39.1
33.6
32.1
42.9
39.1
66.7
50.4
 yellow perch
21.9
13.7
24.3
44.2
44.9
4.8
11.8
 logperch
5.5
2.6
0.0
19.1
4.4
0.0
7.1
 blackside darter
31.6
31.5
21.4
36.1
14.5
64.3
36.2
 river darter
2.0
2.8
0.0
1.4
0.0
9.5
0.8
 sauger
6.6
10.6
0.0
2.7
0.0
26.2
3.2
 walleye
17.8
25.6
12.1
10.9
2.9
38.1
10.2
Scianidae
 freshwater drum
12.8
23.8
1.4
4.1
0.0
21.4
6.3
Cottidae
 mottled sculpin
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
5.8
2.4
0.0
Gasterosteidae
 brook stickleback
25.6
20.9
29.3
10.2
42.0
26.2
44.9

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