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Freshwater Fishes of Howell Woods

as of October 27, 2003


  • Longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus)


  • Bowfin (Amia calva)

Freshwater eels-Anguillidae

  • American eel (Anguilla rostrata)


  • Hickory shad (Alosa mediocris)
  • American shad (Alosa sapidissima)
  • Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum)

Carps and minnows-Cyprinidae

  • Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Bullhead Catfishes-Ictaluridae

  • Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
  • Madtom - species unknown
  • Brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)


  • Redfin pickerel (Esox americanus)
  • Chain pickerel (Esox niger)

Temperate basses-Moronidae

  • White perch (Morone americana)


  • Rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris)
  • Flier (Centrarchus macropterus)
  • Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus)
  • Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus)
  • Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)
  • Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
  • Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)
  • Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
  • Black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
  • Longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis)


  • Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)

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