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74 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Nueces-Southwestern Texas Coastal, Nueces, Lower Nueces
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Achiridae (American Soles)
Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker
9
9
Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)
Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish
1
1
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Labidesthes sicculus Non-native Brook Silverside
1
1
Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside
2
46
48
Belonidae (Needlefishes)
Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish
2
2
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
6
6
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
23
23
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
14
14
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
6
6
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
1
15
16
Lepomis humilis Non-native Orangespotted Sunfish
1
1
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
1
31
32
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
9
9
Lepomis microlophus Non-native Redear Sunfish
1
5
6
Micropterus salmoides Non-native Largemouth Bass
18
18
Pomoxis annularis Non-native White Crappie
14
12
26
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Non-native Black Crappie
16
6
22
Centropomidae (Snooks)
Centropomus undecimalis Non-native Common Snook
1
1
Characidae (Characins)
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra
11
11
Cichlidae (Cichlids)
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Non-native Rio Grande Cichlid
39
39
Oreochromis mossambicus Non-native Mozambique Tilapia
1
1
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
20
24
44
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
17
6
23
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
3
42
45
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
9
9
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
2
2
Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner
5
5
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
1
3
4
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
27
27
Pimephales promelas Non-native Fathead Minnow
1
1
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
1
32
33
Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
36
36
Eleotridae (Sleepers)
Dormitator maculatus Fat Sleeper
1
1
Eleotris pisonis Spinycheek Sleeper
2
2
Gobiomorus dormitor Bigmouth Sleeper
3
3
Engraulidae (Anchovies)
Anchoa mitchilli Bay Anchovy
27
27
Fundulidae (Topminnows)
Fundulus grandis Gulf Killifish
9
9
Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
1
1
Gerreidae (Mojarras)
Eucinostomus argenteus Spotfin Mojarra
7
7
Eucinostomus lefroyi Mottled Mojarra
1
1
Gerres cinereus Yellowfin Mojarra
12
12
Gobiidae (Gobies)
Gobiosoma bosc Naked Goby
12
12
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ameiurus catus Non-native White Catfish
1
1
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
2
2
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
1
1
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
1
17
18
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
35
35
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
1
3
4
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
6
6
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar
1
8
9
Atractosteus tristoechus Non-native Cuban Gar
1
1
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
2
14
16
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar
13
13
Loricariidae (Suckermouth Armored Catfishes)
Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus Non-native Orinoco Sailfin Catfish
1
1
Mugilidae (Mullets)
Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
35
35
Mugil curema White Mullet
3
3
Ophichthidae (Snake Eels)
Myrophis punctatus Speckled Worm Eel
1
1
Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)
Paralichthys lethostigma Southern Flounder
5
5
Percidae (Perches)
Etheostoma gracile Slough Darter
3
3
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
1
51
52
Gambusia puncticulata Non-native Caribbean Gambusia
1
1
Poecilia formosa Non-native Amazon Molly
21
21
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
4
27
31
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
15
15
Bairdiella chrysoura Silver Perch
2
2
Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted Seatrout
1
1
Leiostomus xanthurus Spot
21
21
Micropogonias undulatus Atlantic Croaker
2
2
Pogonias cromis Black Drum
1
1
Sciaenops ocellatus Red Drum
2
2
Sparidae (Porgies)
Archosargus probatocephalus Sheepshead
3
3
Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish
6
6
Syngnathidae (Pipefishes)
Syngnathus louisianae Chain Pipefish
1
1
Syngnathus scovelli Gulf Pipefish
1
1