Table 2: Stream size, stream quality, and water quality preferences and tolerances for fish species in the upper Allegheny River basin. Size: S: small, M: midsize, L: large. Stream quality and water quality tolerances: I: intolerant, M: moderately tolerant, T: tolerant.

Common nameSpecies nameSizeStream quality toleranceWater quality tolerance

American eelAnguilla rostrata SMLTI
American brook lampreyLampetra appendix SMMI
Banded darterEtheostoma zonale MII
Banded killifishFundulus diaphanus MLMT
Bigeye chubHybopsis amblops MLII
Bigmouth shinerHybopsis dorsalis SMTI
Black crappiePomoxis nigromaculatus LMMI
Black red horseMoxostoma duquesnii MII
Blackchin shinerNotropis heterodon SMMI
Blacknose daceRhinichthys atratulus SMT
Blacknose shinerNotropis heterolepis SII
Blackside darterPercina maculata MTI
Bluebreast darterEtheostoma camurum MMI
BluegillLepomis macrochirus MMI
Bluntnose minnowPimephales notatus MTT
Brindled madtomNoturus miurus LMMI
Brook silversideLabidesthes sicculus MLII
Brook sticklebackCulaea inconstans SMI
Brook troutSalvelinus fontinalis SII
Brown bullheadAmeiurus nebulosus MLTT
Brown troutSalmo trutta SMII
BurbotLota Iota LMTI
Central mudminnowUmbra limi SMTT
Central stonerollerCampostoma anomalum SMMI
Chain pickerelEsox niger MMI
Channel catfishIctalurus punctatus LMTI
Channel darterPercina copelandi LMII
Common carpCyprinus carpio LMTT
Common shinerLuxilus cornutus SMII
Creek chubSemotilus atromaculatus SMTT
Creek chubsuckerErimyzon oblongus SMTI
Cutlips minnowExoglossum maxillingua SMII
Eastern mudminnowUmbra pygmaea SMTT
Eastern sand darterAmmocrypta pellucida MII
Eastern silvery minnowHybognathus regius MLTI
Emerald shinerNotropis atherinoides LMTI
Fantail darterEtheostoma flabellare SMMI
Fathead minnowPimephales promelas SMTT
Flathead catfishPylodictis olivaris LMTI
Freshwater drumAplodinotus grunniens LTI
Gilt darterPercina evides MII
Gizzard shadDorosoma cepedianum MLTI
Golden red horseMoxostoma erythrurum MLMI
Golden shinerNotemigonus crysoleucas LMTT
Grass pickerelEsox americanus SMI
Gravel chubErimystax x-punctatus MLMI
Green sunfishLepomis cyanellus MSTT
Greenside darterEtheostoma blennioides MII
Highfin carpsuckerCarpiodes velifer LMII
Horneyhead chubNocomis biguttatus MSII
Iowa darterEtheostoma exile SMII
Johnny darterEtheostoma nigrum MMI
Largemouth bassMicropterus salmoides LTI
LogperchPercina caprodes MII
Longear sunfishLepomis megalotis MII
Longhead darterPercina macrocephala MMI
Longnose daceRhinichthys cataractae SMMT
Longnose garLepisosteus osseus LMMI
Margined madtomNoturus insignis MII
Mimic shinerNotropis volucellus MLMI
Mottled sculpinCottus bairdii SMII
Mountain brook lampreyIchthyomyzon greeleyi SMII
Mountain madtomNoturus eleutherus MLII
MuskellungeEsox masquinongy LMMI
Northern hog suckerHypentelium nigricans MSII
Northern madtomNoturus stigmosus SMMI
Northern pikeEsox lucius MLMI
Northern redbelly dacePhoxinus eos SMI
Ohio lampreyIchthyomyzon bdellium SMLI
Pearl daceMargariscus margarita STI
Popeye shinerNotropis ariommus MII
PumpkinseedLepomis gibbosus MMI
QuillbackCarpiodes cyprinus LMMI
Rainbow darterEtheostoma caeruleum SMII
Rainbow smeltOsmerus mordax MTI
Rainbow troutOncorhynchus mykiss SMII
Redear sunfishLepomis microlophus MMI
Redfin shinerLythrurus umbratilis MLTI
Redside daceClinostomus elongatus SII
River chubNocomis micropogon MSTT
River redhorseMoxostoma carina tum MII
Rock bassAmbloplites rupestris MII
Rosyface shinerNotropis rubellus MII
Rosyside daceClinostomus funduloides SII
Sand shinerNotropis stramineus MMI
SaugerSander canadensis LMTI
Shorthead red horseMoxostoma macrolepidotum MLII
Silver redhorseMoxostoma anisurum MLII
Silver shinerNotropis photogenis MII
Silverjaw minnowNotropis buccatus MSMI
Smallmouth bassMicropterus dolomieu MMI
Snubnose darterEtheostoma simoterum SMMI
Southern red belly dacePhoxinus erythrogaster SII
Spotfin shinerCyprinella spiloptera MLMI
Spottail shinerNotropis hudsonius SMLII
Spotted darterEtheostoma macula tum MII
Steelcolor shinerCyprinella whipplei SMMI
StonecatNoturus f1avus MII
Streamline chubErimystax dissimilis MLII
Striped shinerLuxilus chrysocephalus MMI
Tadpole madtomNoturus gyrinus SMLMT
Tessellated darterEtheostoma olmstedi SMLMT
Tippecanoe darterEtheostoma tippecanoe MII
Tonguetied minnowExoglossum laurae MII
Trout-perchPercopsis omiscomaycus LMTI
Variegate darterEtheostoma varia tum MII
WalleyeSander vitreus LMTI
WarmouthLepomis gulosus LTI
White bassMorone chrysops LMI
White catfishAmeiurus catus LMTI
White crappiePomoxis annularis LMTI
White suckerCatostomus commersonii MSTT
Yellow bullheadAmeiurus natalis SMTT
Yellow perchPerca f1avescens MLMI