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Freshwater Fish Species in Mississippi [USA]

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Fish Species in Mississippi

[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=10]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acipenser fulvescens Acipenseridae demersal 274 TL 3.3 native
Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus Acipenseridae demersal 430 TL 3.4 native
Alosa alabamae Clupeidae pelagic 63 TL 2.7 native
Alosa chrysochloris Clupeidae pelagic 61 TL 3.9 native
Atractosteus spatula Lepisosteidae demersal 200 TL 4.0 native
Cottus cognatus Cottidae demersal 13 TL 3.5 native
Lepisosteus oculatus Lepisosteidae demersal 112 TL 4.0 native
Notropis petersoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Pungitius pungitius pungitius Gasterosteidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.3 native
Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Acipenseridae demersal 134 TL 3.3 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.

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