AECL 361 Field Trip Information


Skunk River @ Sleepy Hollow access.

Story Co., Iowa  8 September 2005
Coordinates:
Current: Swift (water levels up after storm, alot of suspended silt)
Stream width: 8 m
Depth of water: 2 cm - 0.5 m.
Cover: 20%

Species Collected:

Pimephales notatus - Bluntnose minnow
Notropis ludibundus - Sand shiner
Notropis dorsalis - Bigmouth shiner
Semotilus atromaculatus - Creek chub
Campostoma anomolum - Central stoneroller
Cyprinella lutrensis - Red shiner
Phenacobius mirabilus - Suckermouth minnow
Hypentelium nigricans - Northern hogsucker
Noturus flavus - Stonecat
Noturus exilis - Slender madtom
Ameiurus natatlis - Yellow bullhead
Micropterus salmoides - Largemouth bass
Lepomis cyanellus - Green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus - Bluegill sunfish
Etheostoma nigrum - Johnny darter
Dorsoma cepedianum - Gizzard shad


Skunk River @ Sopers Mill above and below bridge.
Story Co., Iowa  9 September 2005
Coordinates:
Current: Swift (water levels up after storm, alot of suspended silt)
Stream width: 8 m
Depth of water: 10 cm - 0.5 m.
Cover: 30-40%

Species Collected:


Pimephales notatus - Bluntnose minnow
Notropis ludibundus - Sand shiner
Cyprinella lutrensis - Red shiner
Hypentelium nigricans - Northern hogsucker
Noturus flavus - Stonecat
Noturus exilis - Slender madtom
Micropterus salmoides - Largemouth bass
Lepomis macrochirus - Bluegill sunfish