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

Silver Redhorse Moxostoma anisurum

Family
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Tolerance
Intermediate
Trophic Class
Benthic Invertivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
False
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
True
Is Hybrid?
False
State Listing Status
Not Listed
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 49 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 41 fisheries assessment sites, and 1 fisheries presence-only assessment site. In total, it was collected at 90 distinct sites, or 6.7% of the 1350 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 52nd most commonly collected species.

The Silver Redhorse was collected in 78 bioassessment sampling sessions and 70 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 0 rapid bioassessment sessions and 1 presence-only session.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 1,949 individual Silver Redhorse specimens, ranking it the #53 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Maps

HUC12 watersheds where this species has been found