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41 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Lower Rio Grande, Lower Rio Grande, Los Olmos
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Menidia beryllina Non-native Inland Silverside
12
13
25
Belonidae (Needlefishes)
Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish
2
2
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
5
5
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
1
1
Moxostoma congestum Gray Redhorse
1
1
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
1
1
2
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
7
7
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
7
7
Lepomis microlophus Non-native Redear Sunfish
5
5
Micropterus salmoides Non-native Largemouth Bass
12
12
Pomoxis annularis Non-native White Crappie
1
1
Characidae (Characins)
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra
14
14
Cichlidae (Cichlids)
Herichthys cyanoguttatus Rio Grande Cichlid
16
16
Oreochromis aureus Non-native Blue Tilapia
4
4
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
5
5
10
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
8
6
14
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
16
16
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
4
4
Hybognathus amarus Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
5
5
Hybognathus placitus Non-native Plains Minnow
1
1
Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled Chub
5
5
Notropis amabilis Possibly native Texas Shiner
2
2
Notropis braytoni Tamaulipas Shiner
1
5
6
Notropis jemezanus Rio Grande Shiner
8
8
Notropis orca Phantom Shiner
1
1
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
10
10
Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
Cyprinodon eximius Non-native Conchos Pupfish
1
1
Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
16
9
25
Fundulidae (Topminnows)
Fundulus grandis Possibly native Gulf Killifish
42
42
Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
2
2
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
1
1
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
1
1
2
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
9
9
Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
Morone chrysops Non-native White Bass
2
2
Mugilidae (Mullets)
Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
1
1
Mugil curema White Mullet
9
9
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
12
12
Gambusia speciosa Non-native Tex-Mex Gambusia
1
1
Poecilia formosa Amazon Molly
1
7
8
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
5
5
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
4
4