Monday, May 4, 2009

Craigs Creek fish

Mountain Redbelly Dace (Phoxinus oreas)
-broken lateral line
-black splotches on top of back
-red breeding colors

Central Stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum)
-mismatched scales
-horseshoe shaped mouth

Bluehead Chub (Nocomis leptocephalus)
-reddish fins
-red eye
-pointed snout

Rosyside Dace (Clinostomus funduloides)
-large mouth
-rosy side
-large eye

Blacknose Dace (Rhinichthys atratulus)
-small scales
-black lateral line extending all the way to tip of nose

Mottled Sculpin (Cottus bairdi)
-connected dorsal fin
-no mottling on chin
-no distinct bands

White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni)
-scales different size
-thick inferior mouth

1 comment:

  1. Group members are David, Tyler, Ross, Christian, Jackie Brown, and Claire.