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    87 Species
    Checklist for Subbasin: Central Texas Coastal, Central Texas Coastal, East San Antonio Bay
    Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
    Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
    Examined
    Achiridae (American Soles)
    Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker
    3
    3
    Antennariidae (Frogfishes)
    Histrio histrio Sargassumfish
    1
    1
    Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)
    Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish
    5
    5
    Bagre marinus Gafftopsail Catfish
    1
    1
    Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
    Membras martinica Rough Silverside
    1
    1
    Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside
    1
    11
    12
    Menidia peninsulae Tidewater Silverside
    3
    3
    Batrachoididae (Toadfishes)
    Porichthys plectrodon Atlantic Midshipman
    1
    1
    Belonidae (Needlefishes)
    Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish
    1
    1
    Carangidae (Jacks)
    Caranx bartholomaei Yellow Jack
    1
    1
    Caranx crysos Blue Runner
    1
    1
    Caranx hippos Crevalle Jack
    1
    1
    Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic Bumper
    2
    2
    Trachinotus carolinus Florida Pompano
    3
    3
    Catostomidae (Suckers)
    Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
    1
    1
    Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
    4
    4
    Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
    Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
    1
    1
    Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
    3
    3
    Lepomis humilis Non-native Orangespotted Sunfish
    1
    1
    Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
    2
    2
    Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
    4
    4
    Lepomis symmetricus Bantam Sunfish
    2
    1
    3
    Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass
    2
    2
    Pomoxis annularis Non-native White Crappie
    2
    2
    Characidae (Characins)
    Astyanax mexicanus Non-native Mexican Tetra
    3
    3
    Cichlidae (Cichlids)
    Herichthys cyanoguttatus Non-native Rio Grande Cichlid
    2
    2
    Clupeidae (Herrings)
    Brevoortia gunteri Finescale Menhaden
    1
    1
    Brevoortia patronus Gulf Menhaden
    4
    4
    Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
    3
    3
    Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
    4
    4
    Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)
    Symphurus plagiusa Blackcheek Tonguefish
    1
    1
    Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
    Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
    5
    5
    Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
    1
    1
    Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner
    3
    3
    Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
    3
    3
    Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
    3
    3
    Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
    Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
    8
    160
    168
    Dasyatidae (Whiptail Stingrays)
    Dasyatis sabina Atlantic Stingray
    1
    1
    Elopidae (Tenpounders)
    Elops saurus Ladyfish
    3
    3
    Engraulidae (Anchovies)
    Anchoa mitchilli Bay Anchovy
    73
    73
    Ephippidae (Spadefishes)
    Chaetodipterus faber Atlantic Spadefish
    1
    1
    Fundulidae (Topminnows)
    Adinia xenica Diamond Killifish
    1
    21
    22
    Fundulus chrysotus Possibly native Golden Topminnow
    1
    1
    Fundulus grandis Gulf Killifish
    1
    5
    6
    Fundulus pulvereus Bayou Killifish
    2
    1
    3
    Lucania goodei Non-native Bluefin Killifish
    1
    2
    3
    Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
    1
    1
    Gerreidae (Mojarras)
    Diapterus auratus Irish Pompano
    1
    1
    Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin Mojarra
    1
    1
    Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes)
    Gobiesox strumosus Skilletfish
    1
    1
    2
    Gobiidae (Gobies)
    Ctenogobius boleosoma Darter Goby
    2
    2
    Evorthodus lyricus Lyre Goby
    1
    1
    Gobiosoma chiquita Non-native Sonora Goby
    1
    1
    Gobiosoma robustum Code Goby
    1
    1
    Microgobius gulosus Clown Goby
    1
    1
    Microgobius thalassinus Green Goby
    1
    1
    Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
    Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
    5
    5
    Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
    4
    4
    Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
    1
    1
    Pylodictis olivaris Possibly native Flathead Catfish
    1
    1
    Lepisosteidae (Gars)
    Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar
    1
    1
    Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
    1
    1
    Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar
    2
    2
    Lutjanidae (Snappers)
    Lutjanus griseus Gray Snapper
    1
    1
    Microdesmidae (Wormfishes)
    Microdesmus longipinnis Pink Wormfish
    1
    1
    Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
    Aluterus schoepfii Orange Filefish
    1
    1
    Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
    Morone chrysops Non-native White Bass
    1
    1
    Mugilidae (Mullets)
    Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
    3
    3
    Mugil curema White Mullet
    11
    11
    Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)
    Citharichthys spilopterus Bay Whiff
    4
    4
    Paralichthys lethostigma Southern Flounder
    1
    1
    Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
    Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
    8
    8
    Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
    85
    85
    Polynemidae (Threadfins)
    Polydactylus octonemus Atlantic Threadfin
    2
    2
    Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
    Bairdiella chrysoura Silver Perch
    1
    1
    Cynoscion arenarius Sand Seatrout
    1
    1
    Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted Seatrout
    34
    34
    Leiostomus xanthurus Spot
    4
    4
    Micropogonias undulatus Atlantic Croaker
    4
    4
    Pogonias cromis Black Drum
    3
    3
    Sciaenops ocellatus Red Drum
    2
    2
    Sparidae (Porgies)
    Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead
    3
    3
    Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish
    5
    5
    Sphyrnidae (Hammerhead Sharks)
    Sphyrna tiburo Bonnethead
    2
    2
    Syngnathidae (Pipefishes)
    Microphis brachyurus Opossum Pipefish
    1
    1
    Syngnathus scovelli Gulf Pipefish
    1
    1
    Synodontidae (Lizardfishes)
    Synodus foetens Inshore Lizardfish
    2
    2