These sites are about the different species of fish found in Missouri. See what they look like and learn more about their habitats and diets. Includes information about Missouri’s official state fish and state aquatic animal. There are maps and a video of where certain fish can be found. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on Missouri mammals.
Learn detailed information about the black carp, a fish found only in a few mid-western states, including Missouri. Read about its origins in China, view a map of where black carp are found in the United States, and its impact on other aquatic life. NOTE: The reading level for this site is advanced, but the information is useful.
These sites are about Missouri mammals, including river otters, raccoons, coyotes, and beavers. Learn about the physical characteristics, food, reproduction, habitat, and behavior of each species. Includes several photographs of these mammals and the tracks they leave. There are diagrams of some of the animals and their bodies. Linked are eThemes Resources on mammals and other Missouri animals such as bobcats, foxes, and the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse.