AECL 361 Field Trip Information


Pea's Creek @ Ledges State park

Boone Co., Iowa  29 September 2005
Coordinates: 41° 59.588' N, 93° 53.404' N
Current: moderate -swift
Stream width: 3-6m
Depth of water: 2 cm - 0.5 m.
Cover: 0-50%

Species Collected:

Pimephales promelus - Fathead minnow
Pimephales notatus- Bluntnose minnow
Notropis ludibundus - Sand shiner
Notropis dorsalis - Bigmouth shiner
Rhinichthys atratulus - Blacknose dace
Semotilus atromaculatus - Creek chub
Campostoma anomolum - Central stoneroller
Carpiodes carpio - River carpsucker
Ameiurus melas- Black bullhead
Micropterus salmoides - Largemouth bass
Lepomis cyanellus - Green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus - Bluegill sunfish
Etheostoma flabalare- Fantail darter


Pea's Creek @ Ledges State park
Boone Co., Iowa  30 September 2005
Coordinates: 41° 59.588' N, 93° 53.404' N
Current: moderate -swift
Stream width: 3-6m
Depth of water: 2 cm - 0.5 m.
Cover: 0-50%

Species Collected:

Pimephales promelus - Fathead minnow
Pimephales notatus- Bluntnose minnow
Notropis ludibundus - Sand shiner
Notropis dorsalis - Bigmouth shiner
Notropis atherinoides - Emerald shiner
Rhinichthys atratulus - Blacknose dace
Semotilus atromaculatus - Creek chub
Campostoma anomolum - Central stoneroller
Luxilus cornutus - Common shiner
Carpiodes carpio - River carp sucker
Ameiurus melas
- Black bullhead
Micropterus salmoides - Largemouth bass
Lepomis cyanellus - Green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus - Bluegill sunfish
Etheostoma flabalare- Fantail darter