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 47 bioassessment sites, 2 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 36 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 85 distinct sites, or 7.1% of the 1196 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 50th most commonly collected species.

The White Crappie was collected in 52 bioassessment sampling sessions and 46 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 267 individual White Crappie specimens, ranking it the #76 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map