Reference Viewer


Cut-and-Paste Reference:
Minckley, W.L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Arizona Fish and Game Department, Phoenix, AZ.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 109
Type: Book
Author: Minckley, W.L.
Date (year): 1973
Edition:
Title:Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:Arizona Fish and Game Department
Publisher Location:Phoenix, AZ
Volume:
Pages: 127 pp
URL:
Keywords: Arizona, fishes, Lepomis microlophus, redear sunfish
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Acipenser transmontanus

    AZ - Lake Havasu

Agosia chrysogaster

    AZ - Virgin River
    NM - lower Rio Grande

Alosa pseudoharengus

    CO - Colorado River basin, headwaters

Ambloplites rupestris

    AZ - lower Oak Creek, upper Verde drainage
    AZ - Clear Creek (lowermost)
    AZ - lakes above Mogollon Rim

Ameiurus melas

    NV - Lake Mead

Ameiurus nebulosus

    AZ - state non-specific

Anguilla rostrata

    AZ - Lake Mead
    NV - Lake Mead, Overton Arm
    NV - Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Anguilla sp.

    NV - Lake Mead

Archocentrus nigrofasciatus

    AZ - borrow pit of the Salt River at east edge of Phoenix
    AZ - Mesa
    AZ - canals near Phoenix
    AZ - borrow pit of the Salt River at east edge of Phoenix
    NV - warm springs flowing into Lake Mead in southern NV, and elsewhere in the state

Archoplites interruptus

    AZ - a borrow pit near Buckeye, Maricopa County

Astyanax mexicanus

    AZ - lower Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River just below Morelos Dam
    CA - lower Colorado River

Catostomus plebeius

    AZ - San Francisco River
    NM - San Francisco River

Clarias batrachus

    CA - All American Canal west of Yuma, AZ

Corbicula fluminea

    AZ - Roosevelt Lake on Salt River
    AZ - Salt River, at Apache Lake

Cottus bairdii

    AZ - Colorado River at Davis Dam
    AZ - Lake Havasu first point south of Needles Boat Landing
    CA - Lake Havasu first point south of Needles Boat Landing
    CA - Colorado River below Davis dam

Ctenopharyngodon idella

    AZ - state non-specific

Cyprinella venusta

    NV - Virgin River near Bunkerville

Cyprinus carpio

    AZ - San Carlos Lake (Coolidge Dam Reservoir) on Gila River
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Painted Rock Dam in borrow pit below

Dorosoma cepedianum

    CO - western slope

Dorosoma petenense

    AZ - Lake Havasu
    AZ - lower Colorado drainage
    AZ - central AZ lakes
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Lake Powell
    AZ - Santa Cruz County
    AZ - near Arivaca
    AZ - Maricopa County
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - San Carlos Lake (Coolidge Dam Reservoir) on Gila River and tribs. (Gila and San Carlos)
    AZ - Pinal County
    NV - Overton Arm of Lake Mead

Esox lucius

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Verde River system

Fundulus zebrinus

    AZ - Little Colorado basin
    AZ - Little Colorado basin
    AZ - in bait tanks along the lower Colorado River
    UT - near the AZ border

Gambusia affinis

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - state non-specific
    CA - state non-specific
    CA - state non-specific
    UT - state non-specific
    UT - state non-specific

Gillichthys mirabilis

    AZ - Roosevelt Lake, south shore, Salt River

Herichthys cyanoguttatus

    AZ - canal in Tempe

Heros severus

    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)

Hypostomus sp.

    NV - warm spring in southern NV
    NV - warm spring in southern NV
    TX - San Antonio

Ictalurus furcatus

    AZ - Colorado River
    NM - San Juan River
    NM - San Juan River

Ictalurus pricei

    AZ - Santa Cruz River system in reservoir fed by Monkey Spring
    AZ - Santa Cruz River system in reservoir fed by Monkey Spring
    AZ - Santa Cruz River system in reservoir fed by Monkey Spring

Ictalurus punctatus

    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Gila River drainage
    AZ - Cochise County
    AZ - Navajo County
    AZ - Coconino County
    AZ - Maricopa County
    AZ - Santa Cruz County
    AZ - Pinal County
    AZ - Apache County
    AZ - Graham County
    AZ - Gila County
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River

Ictiobus bubalus

    AZ - Salt River, at Apache Lake
    AZ - Salt River, at Canyon Lake
    AZ - Saguaro Lake on the Salt River

Ictiobus cyprinellus

    AZ - Salt River in the four in-line reservoirs
    AZ - Salt River in the four in-line reservoirs
    AZ - Yuma
    AZ - Apache Lake, on the Salt River
    AZ - Roosevelt Lake on Salt River

Ictiobus niger

    AZ - Roosevelt Lake on Salt River
    AZ - Salt River, at Apache Lake
    AZ - Salt River, at Canyon Lake
    AZ - Saguaro Lake on the Salt River

Lepomis cyanellus

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - San Carlos River
    AZ - Salt River stony tribs
    AZ - Salt River Canyon mainstream
    AZ - Burro Creek
    AZ - Bill Williams River basin, sand streams
    AZ - Mogollon Rim lakes

Lepomis gibbosus

    AZ - pond near Safford

Lepomis microlophus

    AZ - central AZ lakes
    AZ - lower Colorado River
    AZ - Roosevelt Lake on Salt River

Micropterus dolomieu

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Colorado River mainstream
    AZ - Verde River system
    AZ - Salt River Basin below 2200m elevation

Micropterus punctulatus

    AZ - Verde River system
    AZ - Verde River system
    AZ - West Clear Creek, a tributary of the Verde

Micropterus salmoides

    AZ - East Clear Creek
    AZ - Chevelon Creek
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Yuma County
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Apache County
    AZ - Graham County
    AZ - Cochise County
    AZ - Santa Cruz County
    AZ - Gila River
    AZ - Maricopa County
    AZ - Pinal County
    AZ - Pima County
    AZ - Coconino County
    AZ - Navajo County
    AZ - Yavapai County

Micropterus salmoides floridanus

    AZ - state non-specific

Micropterus salmoides salmoides

    AZ - state non-specific

Micropterus salmoides

    CA - Owens drainage

Morone chrysops

    AZ - Agua Fria River at Lake Carl Pleasant
    AZ - Agua Fria River at Lake Carl Pleasant
    AZ - lower Colorado River

Morone saxatilis

    AZ - lower Colorado River
    CA - lower Colorado River
    CA - lower Colorado River near Blythe

Notemigonus crysoleucas

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Colorado River
    AZ - Colorado River near Parker Dam
    AZ - Lake Mead
    AZ - Colorado River near Ehrenberg
    AZ - Colorado River near Needles
    AZ - Lake Powell
    AZ - Apache County
    AZ - Mexican border
    AZ - San Carlos Lake (Coolidge Dam Reservoir) on Gila River
    AZ - near Pinetop
    AZ - Apache County, south part
    AZ - near Flagstaff
    AZ - Chevelon Creek
    AZ - Hawley Lake
    AZ - Quitobaquito Spring in Organ Pipe National Monument
    UT - Virgin River

Notropis stramineus

    AZ - Navajo County
    AZ - Chevelon Creek, at mouth
    AZ - East Clear Creek

Oncorhynchus aguabonita

    AZ - private lake near Patagonia

Oncorhynchus clarkii

    AZ - Lake Mead

Oncorhynchus kisutch

    AZ - Lake Mohave
    AZ - Lake Mead
    AZ - Colorado River

Oncorhynchus mykiss

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - mainstream reservoirs on the Colorado River and smaller reservoirs

Oncorhynchus nerka

    AZ - Ashurst Lake
    AZ - Lake Mohave
    AZ - Lake Mohave
    AZ - Luna Lake, headwaters of the San Fransisco River

Oreochromis mossambicus

    AZ - lower Colorado River
    AZ - mid-Phoenix along Gila River to Yuma
    AZ - Warm Springs, a tributary of the San Carlos River, San Carlos Apache Reservation (between Rocky Gulch and Bronco Gulch)
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Warm Springs, a tributary of the San Carlos River, San Carlos Apache Reservation (between Rocky Gulch and Bronco Gulch)

Oreochromis niloticus

    AZ - Page Springs Fish hatchery
    AZ - southern AZ
    AZ - canal in Mesa

Osmerus mordax

    CO - Colorado River basin, headwaters

Perca flavescens

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - mainstream Colorado and its reservoirs

Poecilia latipinna

    AZ - lower Salt River
    AZ - Verde River and downstream in canal systems
    AZ - lower Gila basin in canals and wastewater ponds
    AZ - Colorado River area below Imperial Dam
    AZ - Roosevelt Lake, Tonto Arm
    AZ - Phoenix metropolitan area
    AZ - Gila River at Painted Rock Dam west of Gila Bend
    CA - Salton Sea
    NV - state non-specific

Poecilia mexicana

    AZ - Phoenix metropolitan canal system
    NV - state non-specific

Poecilia reticulata

    AZ - Yuma
    AZ - Rock Springs north of Phoenix
    AZ - Phoenix canal system - sporadically throughout

Pylodictis olivaris

    AZ - Gila River drainage
    AZ - Colorado River
    CA - Colorado River system
    NM - Gila River drainage (upper part of drainage in NM)
    NM - Gila River drainage

Salmo trutta

    AZ - state non-specific

Salvelinus fontinalis

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - state non-specific

Sander vitreus

    AZ - state non-specific
    AZ - Lake Powell
    AZ - Lake Mead
    UT - Lake Powell

Thorichthys meeki

    AZ - canal in Mesa

Thymallus arcticus

    AZ - Big Lake
    AZ - Mogollon Rim
    AZ - White Mountains
    AZ - White Mountains
    AZ - Mogollon Rim

Tilapia zillii

    AZ - canal in Mesa
    AZ - canal in Mesa

Xiphophorus hellerii

    AZ - Rock Springs north of Phoenix
    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)

Xiphophorus variatus

    AZ - Salt River channel in Tempe
    AZ - Salt River channel in Tempe
    AZ - drain in Yuma


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logoU.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: https://nas.er.usgs.gov
Page Contact Information: Pam Fuller - NAS Program (pfuller@usgs.gov)
Page Last Modified: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2018]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/18/2018].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Pam Fuller. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.