US Long-Term Ecological Research Network

Sparkling Lake: Fish Species Richness by Year

Species List

Common Name Scientific Name
Black Crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Blacknose Shiner Notropis heterolepis
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus
Bluntnose Minnow Pimephales notatus
Brook Stickleback Culaea inconstans
Burbot Lota lota
Central Mudminnow Umbra limi
Cisco/Lake Herring Coregonus artedi
Common Shiner Luxilus cornutus
Darter
Darter
Golden Shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas
Grass Pickerel Esox americanus vermiculatus
Hornyhead Chub Nocomis biguttatus
Iowa Darter Etheostoma exile
Johnny Darter Etheostoma nigrum
Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides
Logperch Percina caprodes
Mimic Shiner Notropis volucellus
Minnow
Mottled Sculpin Cottus bairdii
Muskellunge Esox masquinongy
Ninespine Stickleback Pungitius pungitius
Northern Pike Esox lucius
Northern Pike X Muskellunge hybrid Esox lucius X E. masquinongy
Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus
Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax
Rock Bass Ambloplites rupestris
Rosyface Shiner Notropis rubellus
Shiner
Shorthead Redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu
Sunfish
Walleye Sander vitreus
White Sucker Catostomus commersonii
Yellow Perch Perca flavescens