DRUM, FRESHWATER
Summary information for DRUM, FRESHWATER
Common Name DRUM, FRESHWATER
Scientific Name APLODINOTUS GRUNNIENS
Status COMMERCIAL, GAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in large streams, rivers and reservoirs. Tolerates high turbidity but avoids strong current. Prefers sand, mud or silt bottom.
Distribution Occurs statewide, most abundant in Missouri and Mississippi R. and downstream sections of their larger tributaries *014*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, ATCHISON, BARRY, BATES, BENTON, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUTLER, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CARTER, CEDAR, CHARITON, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DAVIESS, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, HENRY, HICKORY, HOLT, HOWARD, JACKSON, JEFFERSON, KNOX, LACLEDE, LAFAYETTE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, MACON, MADISON, MARIES, MARION, MERCER, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, OREGON, OSAGE, OZARK, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PHELPS, PIKE, PLATTE, PULASKI, PUTNAM, RALLS, RAY, REYNOLDS, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCHUYLER, SCOTLAND, SCOTT, SHANNON, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STONE, TANEY, VERNON, WARREN, WAYNE, WRIGHT

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