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Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson. 1996. Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin. Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 1563
Type: Book
Author: Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Date (year): 1996
Edition:
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Publisher Location:
Volume:
Pages: 820 pp
URL:
Keywords: Alabama, fishes
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Ameiurus catus

    AL - Choctawhatchee drainage at state line
    AL - Halls Mill Creek, Mobile County
    AL - Mobile-Tensaw system
    AL - Pickwick Lake, Colbert County
    AL - Tennessee River near Bridgeport
    AL - Tennessee tributary, at or near Bird Spring Lake
    AL - Coosa drainage, upper
    AL - Coosa River near Greensport
    AL - Cahaba drainage
    FL - Choctawhatchee River
    AL - Pea subbasin

Ameiurus melas

    AL - Conecuh drainage, upper (all drainages east of Mobile basin)
    AL - Patsaliga drainage
    AL - Sepulga drainage
    AL - Pea drainage
    AL - Upper Choctawhatchee drainage
    AL - Lower Conecuh drainage

Ameiurus nebulosus

    AL - Black Warrior drainage, southern part
    AL - lower Tombigbee drainage northern part

Carassius auratus

    AL - Cowarts Creek
    AL - Sandy Creek, Henry County
    AL - Cahaba River
    AL - Sougahatchee Creek, Yates Reservoir
    AL - Choccolocco Creek
    AL - Big Spring Creek, trib. of Guntersville Reservoir
    AL - Piney Creek, trib of Wheeler Reservoir
    AL - Wheeler Lake tributary just east of Limestone Creek
    GA - upper Coosa drainage
    AL - Cahaba drainage
    AL - Guntersville Lake drainage
    AL - Wheeler Lake drainage

Ctenopharyngodon idella

    AL - Guntersville Lake, southern part [=Tennessee River]
    AL - Elk system, lower portion
    AL - Wheeler Lake, southeastern arm
    AL - Wheeler Lake near Rogersville
    AL - Bear River system
    AL - Noxubee River near Gainesville, AL
    AL - Black Warrior River, Tuscaloosa County
    AL - Black Warrior River, southern Tuscaloosa County
    AL - Black Warrior, lower portion
    AL - Tombigbee River at confluence w/ Black Warrior River
    AL - Tombigbee River at confluence w/ Black Warrior River
    AL - Tombigbee River just above Jackson Lock and Dam at Coffeeville
    AL - Tombigbee River just downriver from Bassett Creek
    AL - Tombigbee River, lower-most portion
    AL - bay or trib near Halls Mill Creek, Mobile County
    AL - Conecuh River system, lower portion
    AL - Pea River, lower portion
    AL - Choctawhatchee River, Geneva County
    AL - Choctawhatchee River, Geneva County
    AL - Uchee Creek mouth
    AL - Uchee Creek headwaters
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, lower
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower-most
    AL - Cahaba River

Cyprinella lutrensis

    AL - Uchee Creek (Chattahoochee dr)
    AL - Halawakee Creek system
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle

Cyprinus carpio

    AL - Cahaba River
    AL - Guntersville Lake
    AL - Pickwick Lake drainage
    AL - Wheeler Lake
    AL - Elk system, lower portion
    AL - Bear River system
    AL - Lewis Smith Lake on the Sipsey Fork of the Warrior River
    AL - Mulberry Fork
    AL - Black Warrior drainage, upper
    AL - Black Warrior, lower portion
    AL - Luxapallila Creek
    AL - Tombigbee River
    AL - Tombigbee drainage from Sipsey Fork to Black Warrior confluence
    AL - Sucarnoochee system
    AL - Tombigbee-Chickasaw drainage, middle
    AL - Mobile-Tensaw system
    AL - Mobile Bay tribs
    AL - lowermost part of upper Choctawhatchee, Geneva County
    AL - Choctawhatchee drainage, lower
    AL - Cowarts Creek
    AL - Chattahoochee drainage, lower
    AL - Chattahoochee-Walter F. George drainage, middle
    AL - Chattahoochee-Lake Harding drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa, lower
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    AL - Coosa drainage, upper
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower
    AL - Alabama drainage, upper
    AL - Alabama drainage, middle
    AL - Alabama drainage, lower
    GA - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    GA - upper Coosa drainage
    AL - Locust Fork of the Black Warrior

Dorosoma petenense

    AL - Big Creek Lake, a municipal reservoir of Mobile, on a trib. of the Escatawpa
    AL - Sepulga drainage
    TN - Lower Elk drainage
    AL - Pickwick Lake drainage
    AL - Guntersville Lake drainage
    AL - Wheeler Lake drainage
    AL - Bear River system
    GA - Middle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding drainage
    AL - Middle Chattahoochee-Walter F drainage
    AL - Upper Choctawhatchee drainage
    AL - lower Chattahoochee drainage
    AL - Lower Conecuh drainage
    AL - Escatawpa drainage
    MS - upper Tombigbee system

Esox masquinongy

    AL - Tallapoosa River, Elmore County

Hypentelium nigricans

    TN - Conasauga drainage

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

    AL - Black Warrior drainage

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

    AL - Black Warrior drainage

Ictalurus furcatus

    AL - Conecuh drainage
    AL - Conecuh drainage
    AL - Choctawhatchee River

Ictiobus cyprinellus

    AL - Perry Lake, Perry County

Lepomis auritus

    AL - Guntersville Lake
    AL - Wheeler Lake
    AL - Lewis Smith Lake on the Sipsey Fork of the Warrior River
    AL - Locust system
    AL - Coosa drainage, upper
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa, lower
    AL - Pea River headwaters
    AL - Black Warrior drainage (upper part)
    AL - Choctawhatchee (HUC6) non-specific
    AL - Tennessee drainage (Wheeler Lake HUC)
    AL - Tennessee drainage (Guntersville Lake HUC)
    GA - Conasauga drainage
    GA - Coosawattee River
    GA - Etowah River drainage
    GA - Oostanaula drainage
    GA - upper Coosa drainage
    GA - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    WV - Tygarts Creek
    WV - Greenbrier drainage
    WV - New drainage, middle
    WV - Bluestone Reservoir, just below
    WV - Coal drainage, trib of the Kanawha
    AL - Tennessee drainage (Guntersville Lake HUC)
    AL - Tennessee drainage
    AL - Choctawhatchee River
     - Lower Choctawhatchee (HUC8) non-specific

Lepomis cyanellus

    GA - central Chattahoochee
    AL - Chattahoochee-Walter F. George drainage, middle
    AL - Chattahoochee drainage, lower
     - Chipola (HUC8) non-specific

Lepomis humilis

     - Luxapallila (HUC8) non-specific
    MS - Tibbee (HUC8) non-specific
    MS - Town (HUC8) non-specific
    MS - upper Tombigbee system
    AL - Alabama drainage, lower
    AL - Alabama drainage, middle
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Mulberry (HUC8) non-specific
    AL - Black Warrior drainage (upper part)
    AL - Tombigbee drainage from Sipsey Fork to Black Warrior confluence
    AL - Noxubee (HUC-8)
    AL - Black Warrior River (lower)
    AL - Alabama drainage, upper
    AL - Tombigbee-Chickasaw drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa, lower
    AL - Sucarnoochee system

Luxilus chrysocephalus isolepis

    AL - Escambia drainage - Conecuh or Little Escambia at state line

Luxilus zonistius

    AL - Coosa drainage
    AL - Coosa River drainage
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage

Micropterus dolomieu

    AL - Black Warrior drainage
    AL - upper Tombigbee system
    AL - Cahaba drainage
    AL - Coosa River drainage
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage
    AL - Lewis Smith Lake on the Sipsey Fork of the Warrior River
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle

Micropterus punctulatus

    AL - Apalachicola drainage
    AL - Chattahoochee-Walter F. George Reservoir HUC, middle
    AL - Chattahoochee-Lake Harding drainage, middle
    AL - Mulberry (HUC8) non-specific
    GA - Coosawattee (HUC8) non-specific
    GA - Oostanaula drainage
    GA - Etowah River drainage
    AL - Coosa drainage
    MS - upper Tombigbee system
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Sipsey Fork drainage
     - Buttahatchee (HUC8) non-specific
    AL - inland lakes of the Locust Forks
    AL - Sipsey (HUC-8)
    MS - Town (HUC8) non-specific
    AL - Mobile Bay tribs
    AL - Mobile Bay drainage, rivers and impoundments
    AL - Alabama drainage, lower
    AL - Tombigbee drainage, lower
    AL - lower Tombigbee drainage northern part
    AL - Alabama drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa, lower
    AL - Sucarnoochee system
    AL - Alabama drainage, upper
    AL - Black Warrior River (lower)
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, middle
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower
     - Luxapallila (HUC8) non-specific
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    AL - Black Warrior drainage (upper part)
    AL - Cahaba drainage
    AL - Tombigbee drainage from Sipsey Fork to Black Warrior confluence
    AL - Noxubee (HUC-8)

Morone chrysops

    AL - Coosa drainage, upper
    GA - Middle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding drainage
    AL - Middle Chattahoochee-Walter F drainage
    AL - lower Chattahoochee drainage
    AL - Upper Conecuh drainage
    AL - Lower Conecuh drainage

Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis

    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, middle
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, lower
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Alabama drainage, lower
    AL - Alabama drainage, middle
    AL - lower Mobile and Tensaw rivers
    AL - Conecuh River near state line
    AL - Choctawhatchee River just above state line
    AL - Chattahoochee River below Walter F. George Reservoir
    AL - Halawakee Creek system
    AL - Tallapoosa River, downriver from Martin Lake
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower
    AL - Elk River system in the Tennessee drainage
    AL - Cahaba River
    AL - Paint River, trib. of Tennessee
    AL - Tombigbee River, near Sipsey Fork
    AL - Black Warrior River (lower)
    AL - Black Warrior River, upper
    AL - Locust Fork of the Black Warrior
    AL - Alabama drainage, upper
    AL - Tombigbee River near Coffeeville
    GA - Allatoona Lake, upper Tallapoosa

Morone mississippiensis

    AL - Lake Purdy, upper Cahaba
    AL - Inland Lake, near Allgood
    AL - Black Warrior River
    AL - Black Warrior drainage, upper

Morone saxatilis

    AL - Guntersville Lake
    AL - Elk system, lower portion
    AL - Pickwick Lake and tribs.
    AL - Wheeler Lake drainage

Notropis chrosomus

    AL - Town Creek system, Tennessee drainage

Notropis texanus

    AL - Second Creek, Lauderdale County; near Pickwick Reservoir, Tennessee drainage

Oreochromis niloticus

    AL - Sougahatchee Creek, Yates Reservoir

Perca flavescens

    AL - Pickwick Lake and tribs.
    AL - Guntersville Lake
    AL - Elk system, lower portion
    AL - Wheeler Lake
    AL - Chattahoochee River at Lake Harding and tribs.
    AL - Chattahoochee River, above and in Walter F. George Reservoir
    AL - lower Chattahoochee drainage
    AL - East Fork Choctawhatchee River, at Hwy 131 ca. 6 mi NW of Abbeville.
    AL - Chattahoochee drainage
    AL - upper Tombigbee system
    MS - upper Tombigbee system
    AL - Mobile-Tensaw system

Percina nigrofasciata

    AL - an eastern trib. of Lake Martin (Tallapoosa drainage)
    AL - Martin Lake, near outflow of Rocky Ford Creek
    AL - Martin Lake in the branch near Still Waters
    AL - Tallapoosa River at fork of Little Tallapoosa River
    GA - Little Tallapoosa River near AL state line
    GA - Tallapoosa River, extreme headwaters at near Temple

Pimephales promelas

    AL - Tallapoosa River
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    AL - Cahaba drainage
    AL - Bogue Chitto Creek [vicinity of Orrville]
    AL - Alabama River near Benton
    AL - Catoma Creek tributary
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, lower
    AL - Halawakee Creek system
    AL - Uchee Creek system
    AL - Coosa drainage, lower
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    AL - Tallapoosa drainage, middle
    AL - Locust system
    AL - Guntersville Lake southern trib
    AL - Elk system, lower portion
    AL - Pickwick Lake tributary, Lauderdale County
    AL - Cedar Creek
    GA - upper Coosa drainage
    GA - Tallapoosa drainage, upper
    GA - Coosawattee River

Pomoxis annularis

    AL - Chattahoochee drainage, near Ft. Mitchell
    AL - Conecuh drainage, upper (all drainages east of Mobile basin)
    AL - Yellow River tributary at state line
    AL - lower Choctawhatchee
     - Lower Choctawhatchee (HUC8) non-specific
    AL - Conecuh drainage
    AL - Chattahoochee-Walter F. George drainage, middle

Pylodictis olivaris

    AL - Conecuh River in Escambia County

Salmo trutta

    AL - Cheaha Creek, Coosa drainage
    AL - Cheaha Creek, Coosa drainage
    GA - Conasauga drainage
    AL - Coosa drainage, middle
    GA - upper Coosa drainage

Salvelinus fontinalis

    GA - Conasauga drainage

Sander canadensis

    AL - Chattahoochee River, lower half


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