Pat Short - WI DNR
Photo: Jeff Janvrin WI DNR

Did you know?


The Upper Mississippi River system is home to 132 fish species.

This is 25% of all the fish species in North America!

Fisheries Technical Section


Chair - Rebekah Anderson

Illinois DNR



Habits and Habitats of Fishes in the

Upper Mississippi River 

Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee
UMRCC Coordinator Neal Jackson

Large Rivers Coordination Office

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
292 San Diego Road
Carbondale, Illinois 62901