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About the Tyson Research Center

Fishes of Tyson

Fishes known to occur at Washington University's Tyson Research Center, St. Louis County, Missouri. List prepared by Owen J. Sexton, December 11, 1997.

Taxonomy follows Pfliegen, William L. 1975. The Fishes of Missouri. Missouri Department of Conservation, Jefferson City, Missouri. Pp. 1 - 343.)

Family: Cyprinidae - Minnows

  • Nocomis biguttatus - Horneyhead Chub
  • Notemigenus crysoleucas - Golden Shiner
  • Pimephales promelas - Fathead Minnow

Family: Ictaluridae - Catfishes

  • Ictalurus melas - Black Bullhead

Family: Cottidae - Sculpins

  • Cottus hypselurus - Ozark Sculpin

Family: Centrarchidae - Sunfishes

  • Lepomis cyanellus - Green Sunfish
  • L. macrochirus - Bluegill
  • Micropterus salmoides - Largemouth Bass
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