HERRING, SKIPJACK
Summary information for HERRING, SKIPJACK
Common Name HERRING, SKIPJACK
Scientific Name ALOSA CHRYSOCHLORIS
Status NONGAME, STATE RANK SU
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Inhabits permanent streams. Often found in swift current below dams.
Distribution Probably occurs at least occasionally in most large rivers where its movements are not blocked by dams. Is most abundant in the Mississippi river below the mouth of the Ohio river. *001*
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ATCHISON, BOONE, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARTER, FRANKLIN, JEFFERSON, LEWIS, LINCOLN, MARION, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, NEW MADRID, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PLATTE, RIPLEY, SCOTT, SHANNON, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, WARREN

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