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39 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Rio Grande-Amistad, Rio Grande-Amistad, Big Bend
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)
Anguilla rostrata American Eel
1
1
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Menidia beryllina Non-native Inland Silverside
1
7
8
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
1
59
60
Cycleptus sp Rio Grande Blue Sucker Rio Grande Blue Sucker
41
41
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
3
1
4
Moxostoma austrinum Mexican Redhorse
2
1
3
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
3
3
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
1
1
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
1
4
5
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
1
1
Characidae (Characins)
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra
40
40
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
2
7
9
Dorosoma petenense Non-native Threadfin Shad
3
3
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Campostoma ornatum Mexican Stoneroller
21
21
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
72
72
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
14
14
Hybognathus amarus Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
9
1
10
Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled Chub
1
52
53
Notropis braytoni Tamaulipas Shiner
1
59
60
Notropis buccula Non-native Smalleye Shiner
1
1
Notropis chihuahua Chihuahua Shiner
16
16
Notropis jemezanus Rio Grande Shiner
1
32
33
Notropis orca Phantom Shiner
1
1
Notropis potteri Non-native Chub Shiner
1
1
Notropis shumardi Non-native Silverband Shiner
1
1
Notropis stramineus Sand Shiner
2
2
Pimephales promelas Fathead Minnow
10
10
Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose Dace
1
38
39
Fundulidae (Topminnows)
Fundulus zebrinus Non-native Plains Killifish
40
40
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
5
12
17
Ictalurus lupus Headwater Catfish
2
2
Ictalurus punctatus Non-native Channel Catfish
1
19
20
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
11
11
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
3
3
Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar
4
1
5
Percidae (Perches)
Etheostoma histrio Non-native Harlequin Darter
1
1
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
12
3
35
50
Gambusia gaigei Big Bend Gambusia
1
13
14
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
6
6