Fathead Minnow Pimephales promelas
This species was found at 485 bioassessment sites, 96 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 60 fisheries assessment sites, and 10 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 600 distinct sites, or 50.9% of the 1179 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 9th most commonly collected species.
The Fathead Minnow was collected in 770 bioassessment sampling sessions and 109 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 96 rapid bioassessment sessions and 10 presence-only sessions.
The biological assessment program has collected a total of 21,722 individual Fathead Minnow specimens, ranking it the #17 most collected fish.