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Native Aquatic Species of the Gila River Basin
in Arizona and New Mexico

Monitoring

Results of Fish Monitoring on Selected Waters of the Gila River Basin

List of fishes captured at routinely-monitored stations under the Central Arizona Project long-term monitoring project for fish populations in selected waters of the Gila River basin, Arizona.

Asterisks (*) denote native species.

Stream or Canal Recent (1995-2006) species records
Gila River between Coolidge Dam and Ashurst-Hayden Diversion Dam *Agosia chrysogaster, longfin dace
Ameiurus melas, black bullhead
Ameiurus natalis, yellow bullhead
*Catostomus insignis, Sonora sucker
Cyprinella lutrensis, red shiner
Cyprinus carpio, common carp
Dorosoma petenense, threadfin shad
Gambusia affinis, mosquitofish
Ictalurus punctatus, channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus, green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
Micropterus salmoides, largemouth bass
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth bass
*Pantosteus clarki, desert sucker
Pimephales promelas, fathead minnow
Pomoxis nigromaculatus, black crappie
Pylodictus olivaris , flathead catfish
San Pedro River south of the U.S.-Mexico border *Agosia chrysogaster, longfin dace
Ameiurus melas, black bullhead
Ameiurus natalis, yellow bullhead
Carassius auratus, goldfish
*Catostomus insignis, Sonora sucker
Cyprinus carpio, common carp
Cyprinella lutrensis, red shiner
Gambusia affinis, mosquitofish
Ictalurus punctatus, channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus, green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
Micropterus salmoides, largemouth bass
*Pantosteus clarki, desert sucker
Pimephales promelas, fathead minnow
Pylodictus olivaris, flathead catfish
Salt River between Stewart Mtn. Dam and Granite Reef Diversion Dam *Agosia chrysogaster, longfin dace
Ameiurus natalis, yellow bullhead
*Catostomus insignis, Sonora sucker
Cyprinella lutrensis, red shiner
Cyprinus carpio, common carp
Dorosoma petenense, threadfin shad
Gambusia affinis, mosquitofish
*Gila robusta, roundtail chub
Ictalurus punctatus, channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus, green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
Lepomis microlophus, redear sunfish
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth bass
Micropterus salmoides, largemouth bass
Morone mississippiensis, yellow bass
Oncorhynchus mykiss, rainbow trout
*Pantosteus clarki, desert sucker
Poecilia latipinna, sailfin molly
Pomoxis nigromaculatus, black crappie
Pylodictus olivaris, flathead catfish
Sander vitreus, walleye
Tilapia spp.
Salt River Project Arizona Canal above Indian Bend Wash *Agosia chrysogaster, longfin dace
Ameiurus natalis, yellow bullhead
Carassius auratus, goldfish
*Catostomus insignis, Sonora sucker
Ctenopharyngodon idella, grass carp
Cyprinella lutrensis, red shiner
Cyprinus carpio, common carp
Dorosoma petenense, threadfin shad
Gambusia affinis, mosquitofish
*Gila robusta, roundtail chub
Ictalurus punctatus, channel catfish
Ictiobus cyprinellus, bigmouth buffalo
Ictiobus niger, black buffalo
Lepomis cyanellus, green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth bass
Micropterus salmoides, largemouth bass
Morone mississippiensis, yellow bass
Oncorhynchus mykiss, rainbow trout
*Pantosteus clarki, desert sucker
Perca flavescens, yellow perch
Pomoxis nigromaculatus, black crappie
Pylodictus olivaris, flathead catfish
Sander vitreus, walleye
Tilapia spp.
Salt River Project South Canal above Tempe and Consolidated canals *Agosia chrysogaster , longfin dace
Ameiurus natalis , yellow bullhead
Carassius auratus , goldfish
*Catostomus insignis , Sonora sucker
Ctenopharyngodon idella , grass carp
Cyprinella lutrensis , red shiner
Cyprinus carpio , common carp
Dorosoma petenense , threadfin shad
Gambusia affinis , mosquitofish
*Gila robusta , roundtail chub
Ictalurus punctatus , channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus , green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus , bluegill
Micropterus dolomieu , smallmouth bass
Micropterus salmoides , largemouth bass
Morone mississippiensis , yellow bass
Morone saxatilis , striped bass
Oncorhynchus mykiss , rainbow trout
*Pantosteus clarki , desert sucker
Pomoxis nigromaculatus , black crappie
Pylodictus olivaris , flathead catfish
Sander vitreus , walleye
Tilapia spp.
Florence-Casa Grande Canal above Pima Lateral Canal *Agosia chrysogaster , longfin dace
Ameiurus natalis , yellow bullhead
*Catostomus insignis , Sonora sucker
Cyprinella lutrensis , red shiner
Cyprinus carpio , common carp
Dorosoma petenense , threadfin shad
Gambusia affinis , mosquitofish
Ictalurus punctatus , channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus , green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus , bluegil
Micropterus salmoides , largemouth bass
*Pantosteus clarki , desert sucker
Pimephales promelas , fathead minnow
Pylodictus olivaris , flathead catfish
Central Arizona Project Canal Ameiurus melas , black bullhead
Ameiurus natalis , yellow bullhead
Carassius auratus , goldfish
Colossoma macropomum?, South American pacu
Ctenopharyngodon idella , grass carp
Cyprinella lutrensis , red shiner
Cyprinus carpio , common carp
Dorosoma petenense , threadfin shad
Ictalurus punctatus , channel catfish
Lepomis cyanellus , green sunfish
Lepomis macrochirus , bluegill
Lepomis microlophus , readear sunfish
Micropterus dolomieu , smallmouth bass
Micropterus salmoides , largemouth bass
Morone chrysops , white bass
Morone saxatilis , striped bass
Pylodictus olivaris , flathead catfish
*Xyrauchen texanus , razorback sucker
[Monitoring]  


Last Reviewed:
June 25, 2009

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