Iowa DNR
BioNet
River & Stream Biological Monitoring
Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Surveys
Physical Habitat Assessments

Mooneye Hiodon tergisus

Family
Hiodontidae (Mooneyes)
Tolerance
Intermediate
Trophic Class
Insectivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
False
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
False
Is Hybrid?
False
State Listing Status
Not Listed
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 6 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 2 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 8 distinct sites, or 0.6% of the 1237 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 101st most commonly collected species.

The Mooneye was collected in 7 bioassessment sampling sessions and 2 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 0 rapid bioassessment sessions and 0 presence-only sessions.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 57 individual Mooneye specimens, ranking it the #98 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map