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131 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Neches, Neches, Lower Neches
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Achiridae (American Soles)
Achirus lineatus Lined Sole
1
1
Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker
12
12
Amiidae (Bowfins)
Amia calva Bowfin
6
6
Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)
Anguilla rostrata American Eel
7
7
Aphredoderidae (Pirate Perches)
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch
30
30
Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)
Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish
4
4
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside
137
137
Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside
48
48
Belonidae (Needlefishes)
Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish
3
3
Carangidae (Jacks)
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic Bumper
2
2
Selene vomer Lookdown
1
1
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
32
32
Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker
1
1
Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek Chubsucker
4
4
Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker
1
8
9
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
31
31
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth Buffalo
1
1
Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker
1
31
32
Moxostoma poecilurum Blacktail Redhorse
26
26
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Centrarchus macropterus Flier
10
10
Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
6
6
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
5
5
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
61
61
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted Sunfish
1
1
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
167
167
Lepomis marginatus Dollar Sunfish
14
14
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
162
162
Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish
71
71
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish
1
35
36
Lepomis symmetricus Bantam Sunfish
12
12
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass
1
126
127
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
3
87
90
Pomoxis annularis White Crappie
4
111
115
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie
2
59
61
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Alosa chrysochloris Skipjack Herring
2
2
Brevoortia patronus Gulf Menhaden
10
10
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
7
87
94
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
7
110
117
Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)
Symphurus plagiusa Blackcheek Tonguefish
1
1
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
1
166
167
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner
2
199
201
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
4
4
Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery Minnow
70
70
Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner
1
107
108
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon Shiner
1
67
68
Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner
2
2
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub
84
84
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
37
37
Notropis atherinoides Emerald Shiner
104
104
Notropis atrocaudalis Blackspot Shiner
9
9
Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner
59
59
Notropis sabinae Sabine Shiner
145
145
Notropis shumardi Silverband Shiner
2
2
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
104
104
Notropis volucellus Mimic Shiner
128
128
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
91
91
Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth Minnow
32
32
Pimephales notatus Non-native Bluntnose Minnow
1
1
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
197
197
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek Chub
1
1
Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
19
19
Elassomatidae (Pygmy Sunfishes)
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish
24
24
Eleotridae (Sleepers)
Dormitator maculatus Fat Sleeper
6
6
Engraulidae (Anchovies)
Anchoa mitchilli Bay Anchovy
37
37
Ephippidae (Spadefishes)
Chaetodipterus faber Atlantic Spadefish
2
2
Esocidae (Pikes)
Esox americanus Redfin Pickerel
20
20
Fundulidae (Topminnows)
Adinia xenica Diamond Killifish
1
1
Fundulus blairae Western Starhead Topminnow
13
13
Fundulus chrysotus Golden Topminnow
16
16
Fundulus grandis Gulf Killifish
13
13
Fundulus jenkinsi Saltmarsh Topminnow
2
2
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow
111
111
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow
50
50
Fundulus pulvereus Bayou Killifish
11
11
Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
8
8
Gerreidae (Mojarras)
Eucinostomus gula Silver Jenny
2
2
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin Mojarra
1
1
Gobiidae (Gobies)
Ctenogobius boleosoma Darter Goby
1
5
6
Ctenogobius shufeldti Freshwater Goby
4
4
Gobiosoma bosc Naked Goby
4
4
Gobiosoma robustum Code Goby
1
2
3
Microgobius gulosus Clown Goby
5
5
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
11
11
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
27
27
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
1
29
30
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
89
89
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
2
12
14
Noturus nocturnus Freckled Madtom
1
30
31
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
7
7
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar
1
8
9
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
1
39
40
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar
23
23
Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
Morone chrysops Non-native White Bass
28
28
Mugilidae (Mullets)
Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
36
36
Mugil curema White Mullet
4
4
Ophichthidae (Snake Eels)
Myrophis punctatus Speckled Worm Eel
2
3
5
Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)
Citharichthys spilopterus Bay Whiff
7
7
Paralichthys lethostigma Southern Flounder
6
6
Percidae (Perches)
Ammocrypta clara Western Sand Darter
10
10
Ammocrypta vivax Scaly Sand Darter
150
150
Etheostoma artesiae Redspot Darter
4
4
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose Darter
49
49
Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp Darter
1
1
2
Etheostoma gracile Slough Darter
20
20
Etheostoma histrio Harlequin Darter
13
13
Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe Darter
1
1
Etheostoma proeliare Cypress Darter
23
23
Etheostoma thompsoni Gumbo Darter
33
33
Percina caprodes Non-native Logperch
1
1
Percina macrolepida Bigscale Logperch
38
38
Percina sciera Dusky Darter
102
102
Percina shumardi River Darter
10
10
Petromyzontidae (Lampreys)
Ichthyomyzon castaneus Chestnut Lamprey
5
1
6
Ichthyomyzon gagei Southern Brook Lamprey
1
1
11
13
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
157
157
Gambusia holbrooki Non-native Eastern Mosquitofish
2
2
Heterandria formosa Non-native Least Killifish
1
1
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
11
11
Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)
Chromis insolata Sunshinefish
2
2
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
57
57
Cynoscion arenarius Sand Seatrout
13
13
Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted Seatrout
2
2
Cynoscion nothus Silver Seatrout
3
3
Leiostomus xanthurus Spot
10
10
Micropogonias undulatus Atlantic Croaker
9
9
Sciaenops ocellatus Red Drum
7
7
Stellifer lanceolatus Star Drum
4
4
Soleidae (Soles)
Pardachirus pavoninus Non-native Peacock Sole
1
1
Sparidae (Porgies)
Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead
3
3
Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish
3
3
Syngnathidae (Pipefishes)
Syngnathus scovelli Gulf Pipefish
2
2