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Summary information for REDHORSE, SHORTHEAD
Common Name REDHORSE, SHORTHEAD
Scientific Name MOXOSTOMA MACROLEPIDOTUM
Status GAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in pools and riffles of permanent streams and ditches with clear water, moderate to swift current and pebble, gravel or rubble bottom.
Distribution Common and widespread in Ozarks, but absent from much of White R. system, also abundant in northeast part of prairie region *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ATCHISON, AUDRAIN, BATES, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUTLER, CALDWELL, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CARTER, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLARK, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DADE, DALLAS, DAVIESS, DENT, DOUGLAS, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, HARRISON, HICKORY, HOLT, JASPER, JEFFERSON, KNOX, LACLEDE, LAWRENCE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, MADISON, MARIES, MARION, MILLER, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, OREGON, OSAGE, OZARK, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PETTIS, PHELPS, PIKE, POLK, PULASKI, PUTNAM, RALLS, REYNOLDS, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCOTLAND, SCOTT, SHANNON, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. FRANCOIS, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STODDARD, SULLIVAN, TEXAS, WARREN, WAYNE, WRIGHT

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