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

Brook Silverside Labidesthes sicculus

Family
Atherinopsidae (Silversides)
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 11 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 2 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 13 distinct sites, or 1.1% of the 1237 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 93rd most commonly collected species.

The Brook Silverside was collected in 14 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 127 individual Brook Silverside specimens, ranking it the #89 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map