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

Burbot Lota lota

Family
Gadidae (Codfishes)
Tolerance
Intermediate
Trophic Class
Top Carnivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
False
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
False
Is Hybrid?
False
State Listing Status
Threatened
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 9 bioassessment sites, 1 rapid fish bioassessment site, 0 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 9 distinct sites, or 0.7% of the 1237 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 99th most commonly collected species.

The Burbot was collected in 14 bioassessment sampling sessions and 0 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 1 rapid bioassessment session and 0 presence-only sessions.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 53 individual Burbot specimens, ranking it the #100 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map