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

White Crappie Pomoxis annularis

Centrarchidae (Sunfish)
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 51 bioassessment sites, 2 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 38 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 91 distinct sites, or 7.4% of the 1238 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 49th most commonly collected species.

The White Crappie was collected in 58 bioassessment sampling sessions and 50 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 2 rapid bioassessment sessions and 0 presence-only sessions.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 291 individual White Crappie specimens, ranking it the #76 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map