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Starnes, W.C., J. Odenkirk, and M.J. Ashton. 2011. Update and analysis of fish occurrences in the lower Potomac River drainage in the vicinity of Plummers Island, Maryland-Contribution XXXI to the natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(4):280-309.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 24001
Type: Journal Article
Author: Starnes, W.C., J. Odenkirk, and M.J. Ashton
Date (year): 2011
Article Title:Update and analysis of fish occurrences in the lower Potomac River drainage in the vicinity of Plummers Island, Maryland-Contribution XXXI to the natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland.
Journal Name: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume: 124
Issue: 4
Pages: 280-309
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Keywords: Channa argus, northern snakehead, Lepomis microlophus, redear sunfish, Maryland, Potomac River
Species Profiles and Specimens that use this Reference:

Ambloplites rupestris

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    MD - Potomac River, side channels on N side of Swainsons Island, ca. 0.5 miles downstream (E of) I-495 crossing, SW side of Bethesda

Carassius auratus

    MD - Potomac River, in the vicinity of Plummers Island (including C&O canal).

Channa argus

    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    VA - Little Hunting Creek, tidal reach from mouth to 1.7 river miles above, ca. 1.0 air miles NE of Mt. Vernon
    VA - Kanes Creek, lower tidal reach from mouth (into Occoquan Bay) to ca. 0.9 river miles upstream, ca. 3.0 -3.9 air miles E center of Woodbridge

Cyprinus carpio

    MD - Potomac River, in the vicinity of Plummers Island (including C&O canal).

Etheostoma blennioides

    MD - Cabin John Run by Seven Locks Road, beneath and near I-495 bridge crossing, W side of Bethesda

Ictalurus punctatus

    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    MD - Potomac River, side channels on N side of Swainsons Island, ca. 0.5 miles downstream (E of) I-495 crossing, SW side of Bethesda

Lepomis cyanellus

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, channel along west side of Roosevelt Island above walk bridge, E side of Rosslyn.
    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    VA - Wolf Trap Creek by Rosewood Hill Drive, just N of Browns Mill Road, 3.8 air miles NNW center of Vienna.

Lepomis macrochirus

    MD - Potomac River, in the vicinity of Plummers Island (including C&O canal).
    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    VA - Little Difficult Run by Stuart Mill Road, ca. 1.4 road miles E off Fox Mill Road, 4.1 air miles WNW center of Vienna
    VA - Wolf Trap Creek by Rosewood Hill Drive, just N of Browns Mill Road, 3.8 air miles NNW center of Vienna.
    VA - Potomac Creek, northernmost channel (marshy run), at SR 608 (Brooke Road), 5.0 air miles NE center of Fredericksburg.
    VA - Difficult Run at Leigh Mill Road, about 2.0 air miles SE town of Great Falls

Lepomis megalotis

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    MD - Potomac River, side channels on N side of Swainsons Island, ca. 0.5 miles downstream (E of) I-495 crossing, SW side of Bethesda

Lepomis microlophus

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    VA - Little Difficult Run by Stuart Mill Road, ca. 1.4 road miles E off Fox Mill Road, 4.1 air miles WNW center of Vienna

Micropterus dolomieu

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    MD - Cabin John Run by Seven Locks Road, beneath and near I-495 bridge crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, channel along west side of Roosevelt Island above walk bridge, E side of Rosslyn.
    MD - Potomac River, side channels on N side of Swainsons Island, ca. 0.5 miles downstream (E of) I-495 crossing, SW side of Bethesda

Micropterus salmoides

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda
    DC - Potomac River, 1.2 mile reach from 400 m above Chain Bridge Road to Fletcher's Boathouse, W end of D.C. and Arlington.
    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda

Moxostoma erythrurum

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda

Pimephales notatus

    MD - Cabin John Run by Seven Locks Road, beneath and near I-495 bridge crossing, W side of Bethesda
    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda

Pimephales promelas

    VA - Difficult Run off Miller Heights Road, about 0.1 miles below (N of) Fox Mill Road, 3.0 air miles NW center of Fairfax

Pomoxis nigromaculatus

    MD - Potomac River, upstream and downstream ends of Plummers Island and Swainson Island area, just E of I-495 crossing, W side of Bethesda

Pylodictis olivaris

    VA - tidal tailwaters below Occoquan Dam (Potomac tributary)


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