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40 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Nueces-Southwestern Texas Coastal, Nueces, Upper Nueces
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Menidia beryllina Non-native Inland Silverside
4
4
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
2
2
Moxostoma congestum Gray Redhorse
1
5
6
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
4
4
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
8
8
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
8
8
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
16
16
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
2
13
15
Lepomis microlophus Non-native Redear Sunfish
6
6
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish
2
2
Micropterus salmoides Non-native Largemouth Bass
1
12
13
Micropterus treculii Non-native Guadalupe Bass
1
1
Pomoxis annularis Non-native White Crappie
11
11
Characidae (Characins)
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra
12
12
Cichlidae (Cichlids)
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Non-native Rio Grande Cichlid
14
14
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
3
17
20
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
3
3
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Campostoma anomalum Central Stoneroller
10
10
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
20
20
Cyprinella sp Nueces River Shiner Nueces River Shiner
3
3
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner
1
19
20
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
3
3
Dionda texensis None
2
12
14
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
1
1
Notropis amabilis Texas Shiner
6
14
20
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
1
2
4
7
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
7
7
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
9
9
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
6
6
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
1
1
2
Ictalurus lupus Headwater Catfish
1
1
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
24
24
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
1
2
3
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
1
12
13
Percidae (Perches)
Etheostoma grahami Non-native Rio Grande Darter
2
2
Etheostoma lepidum Greenthroat Darter
2
12
14
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
8
25
33
Gambusia nobilis Non-native Pecos Gambusia
1
1
Poecilia latipinna Non-native Sailfin Molly
4
4
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
7
7