velifer, 347 smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus
bubalus, 297 channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, and 262 flathead catfish Pylodictus olivaris.
1-3) The first cases of Haff disease in the US were reported from Texas in 1984 following the consumption of cooked freshwater largemouth buffalo fish, Ictiobus
cyprinellus (Figure 1).
punctatus Intestine Haplobothrium Amia calva, Ameiurus Intestine globuliforme nebulosus Marsipometra Polyodon spathula Intestine hastata Mesocestoides Procyon lotor Intestine variabilis Monobothrium Ictiobus
cyprinellus Intestine ingens Proteocephalus Micropterus salmoides Encysted in ambloplitis Viscera P.
1) Species 1884 1937 Bullhead catfishes (Ictaluridae) Flathead catfish, Pylodictis olivaris X Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus X Brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus X X Carp (Cyprinidae) Common carp, Cyprinius carpio carpio X X Ide, Leuciscus idus auratus X Goldfish, Carassius auratous X Tench, Tinca tinca X Suckers (Catostomidae) Buffalo, Ictiobus
The first extirpation period (pre-1915) resulted in disappearance of large-bodied, big-river natives (shovelnose sturgeon, longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus, American eel, blue sucker Cycleptus elongatus, smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus
bubalus, gray redhorse Moxostoma congestum, blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus, flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris, freshwater drum Aplodinotus grunniens) that were only known from archaeological evidence or 19th-century surveys.
Specimens of Carpiodes and Ictiobus
were likely examined and reidentified many years ago by Carl L.
Fish communities in both lakes are composed of carp, black crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, orangespotted sunfish, smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu, walleye Sander vitreus, bigmouth buffalo Ictiobus
cyprinellus, black bullhead Ameiurus melas, channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus, northern pike Esox lucius, spottail shiner Notropis hudsonius, white bass Morone chrysops, and white sucker Catostomus commersonii.
Polyodon spathula or Ictiobus
niger are large-bodied adult fish and difficult to capture with a seine, Amia calva, Hybognathus nuchalis, or Phoxinus erythrogaster have a limited distribution, Notropis ortenburgeri or Noturus miurus occur in small numbers, Erimyzon oblongus, Etheostoma microperca, or Lythrurus fumeus are only in specific habitat types, and two were subspecies of Etheostoma spectabile and Luxilus chrysocephalus.