MINNOW, WESTERN SILVERY
Summary information for MINNOW, WESTERN SILVERY
Common Name MINNOW, WESTERN SILVERY
Scientific Name HYBOGNATHUS ARGYRITIS
Status NONGAME, STATE RANK S2, GLOBAL RANK G4
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Inhabits sloughs and backwaters of permanent streams with little or no current, and mud or sand bottoms. Fairly tolerant of high turbidity.
Distribution Occurs in the Missouri R. and its tributaries of the prairie region, also in Mississippi R. from mouth of Missouri R.at least to Scott county. Drastic declines in abundance and distribution have occurred in recent decades. *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ATCHISON, BOONE, BUCHANAN, CALLAWAY, CARROLL, CHARITON, COLE, COOPER, DAVIESS, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, GRUNDY, HARRISON, HOLT, HOWARD, JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE, MERCER, MILLER, MONITEAU, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, OSAGE, PERRY, PLATTE, PUTNAM, RAY, SALINE, SCHUYLER, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, WARREN

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