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

White Bass Morone chrysops

Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
Trophic Class
Top Carnivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
Is Hybrid?
State Listing Status
Not Listed
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 42 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 18 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 60 distinct sites, or 4.9% of the 1237 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 60th most commonly collected species.

The White Bass was collected in 53 bioassessment sampling sessions and 19 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 369 individual White Bass specimens, ranking it the #72 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map