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Summary information for BUFFALO, SMALLMOUTH
Common Name BUFFALO, SMALLMOUTH
Scientific Name ICTIOBUS BUBALUS
Status GAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in streams, backwaters, oxbows, impoundments and swamps. Prefers clear water and avoids strong currents.
Distribution Is widespread and abundant in Mississippi R. and its major tributaries in northeast Missouri, and in the Osage river. Occurs in lowland streams and ditches of the southeast and in large Ozark reservoirs *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BATES, BENTON, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUTLER, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARTER, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLARK, COLE, COOPER, DAVIESS, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, HENRY, HICKORY, HOLT, JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LINN, MARION, MERCER, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, OSAGE, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PIKE, PULASKI, PUTNAM, RALLS, RIPLEY, SCOTT, SHANNON, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, WARREN, WAYNE

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