Brook silverside
Labidesthes sicculus


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Nationwide in small streams and reservoirs, prefers calm water

Eastern North America

Slender, translucent, very small with a silver line down its back 

There are no major impacts from this fish in Nebraska, however it has been known to out compete other baitfish in some states such as Oklahoma

No steps have been taken to control this fish in Nebraska

The Brook Silverside was introduced into the Platte River, Nebraska, as well as reservoirs and several lakes in the drainage.  The species was accidentally introduced in Nebraska at the Sutherland cooling pond in July 1979.

For More Information on the Brook Silverside:
Minnesota Dept of Natural Resources