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124 Species
Checklist for Subbasin: Galveston Bay-San Jacinto, Galveston Bay-Sabine Lake, Sabine Lake
Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
Examined
Achiridae (American Soles)
Achirus lineatus Lined Sole
5
5
Trinectes maculatus Hogchoker
2
2
Amiidae (Bowfins)
Amia calva Bowfin
2
2
Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)
Anguilla rostrata American Eel
3
3
Aphredoderidae (Pirate Perches)
Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch
4
4
Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)
Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish
8
8
Bagre marinus Gafftopsail Catfish
3
3
Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside
5
5
Membras martinica Rough Silverside
3
3
Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside
30
30
Menidia peninsulae Tidewater Silverside
2
2
Batrachoididae (Toadfishes)
Porichthys plectrodon Atlantic Midshipman
2
2
Belonidae (Needlefishes)
Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish
2
2
Blenniidae (Combtooth Blennies)
Hypsoblennius ionthas Freckled Blenny
1
1
Carangidae (Jacks)
Caranx hippos Crevalle Jack
6
6
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic Bumper
4
4
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus Bluntnose Jack
1
1
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjack
3
3
Selene vomer Lookdown
2
2
Trachinotus carolinus Florida Pompano
4
4
Catostomidae (Suckers)
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
2
2
Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker
1
1
Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
11
11
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted Sunfish
1
1
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
12
12
Lepomis marginatus Dollar Sunfish
1
1
Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
10
10
Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish
3
3
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish
11
11
Lepomis symmetricus Bantam Sunfish
10
10
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass
1
1
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
4
4
Pomoxis annularis White Crappie
2
2
4
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie
1
3
4
Characidae (Characins)
Astyanax mexicanus Non-native Mexican Tetra
1
1
Clupeidae (Herrings)
Brevoortia patronus Gulf Menhaden
19
19
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
1
9
10
Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
5
4
9
Harengula jaguana Scaled Sardine
2
2
Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)
Symphurus plagiusa Blackcheek Tonguefish
7
7
Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
4
4
Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner
7
7
Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
4
4
Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon Shiner
3
3
Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub
1
1
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
13
13
Notropis atherinoides Emerald Shiner
4
4
Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner
4
4
Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
4
4
Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
12
12
Pimephales promelas Non-native Fathead Minnow
1
1
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
11
11
Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
45
45
Dasyatidae (Whiptail Stingrays)
Dasyatis sabina Atlantic Stingray
1
1
Elassomatidae (Pygmy Sunfishes)
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish
1
1
Eleotridae (Sleepers)
Dormitator maculatus Fat Sleeper
6
6
Eleotris pisonis Spinycheek Sleeper
1
1
Elopidae (Tenpounders)
Elops saurus Ladyfish
2
2
Engraulidae (Anchovies)
Anchoa hepsetus Striped Anchovy
1
1
Anchoa mitchilli Bay Anchovy
17
17
Ephippidae (Spadefishes)
Chaetodipterus faber Atlantic Spadefish
4
4
Esocidae (Pikes)
Esox americanus Redfin Pickerel
2
2
Fundulidae (Topminnows)
Adinia xenica Diamond Killifish
6
6
Fundulus chrysotus Golden Topminnow
12
12
Fundulus grandis Gulf Killifish
17
17
Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow
7
7
Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow
1
1
Fundulus pulvereus Bayou Killifish
15
15
Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
11
11
Gerreidae (Mojarras)
Eucinostomus argenteus Spotfin Mojarra
5
5
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin Mojarra
4
4
Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes)
Gobiesox strumosus Skilletfish
3
3
Gobiidae (Gobies)
Ctenogobius boleosoma Darter Goby
16
16
Ctenogobius shufeldti Freshwater Goby
5
5
Evorthodus lyricus Lyre Goby
5
5
Gobionellus oceanicus Highfin Goby
2
2
Gobiosoma bosc Naked Goby
13
13
Gobiosoma robustum Code Goby
1
1
Microgobius gulosus Clown Goby
3
3
Microgobius thalassinus Green Goby
1
1
Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
2
2
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
1
1
Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
2
2
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
3
3
Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
1
1
Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar
2
2
Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
2
8
10
Lutjanidae (Snappers)
Lutjanus griseus Gray Snapper
2
2
Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
Morone mississippiensis Yellow Bass
2
2
Mugilidae (Mullets)
Agonostomus monticola Mountain Mullet
1
1
Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
20
20
Mugil curema White Mullet
7
7
Odontaspididae (Sand Tigers)
Carcharias taurus Sand Tiger
1
1
Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)
Citharichthys macrops Spotted Whiff
2
2
Citharichthys spilopterus Bay Whiff
7
7
Paralichthys lethostigma Southern Flounder
6
6
Paralichthys squamilentus Broad Flounder
1
1
Percidae (Perches)
Ammocrypta vivax Scaly Sand Darter
1
1
Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose Darter
3
3
Etheostoma gracile Slough Darter
1
4
5
Percina macrolepida Bigscale Logperch
1
1
2
Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
25
25
Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
46
46
Polynemidae (Threadfins)
Polydactylus octonemus Atlantic Threadfin
2
2
Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
Bairdiella chrysoura Silver Perch
5
5
Cynoscion arenarius Sand Seatrout
8
8
Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted Seatrout
5
5
Leiostomus xanthurus Spot
12
12
Menticirrhus americanus Southern Kingfish
2
2
Micropogonias undulatus Atlantic Croaker
17
17
Pogonias cromis Black Drum
2
2
Sciaenops ocellatus Red Drum
8
8
Stellifer lanceolatus Star Drum
2
2
Sparidae (Porgies)
Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish
11
11
Sphyraenidae (Barracudas)
Sphyraena guachancho Guaguanche
1
1
Syngnathidae (Pipefishes)
Syngnathus floridae Dusky Pipefish
3
3
Syngnathus louisianae Chain Pipefish
2
2
Syngnathus scovelli Gulf Pipefish
3
3
Synodontidae (Lizardfishes)
Synodus foetens Inshore Lizardfish
3
3
Tetraodontidae (Puffers)
Sphoeroides nephelus Southern Puffer
1
1
Sphoeroides parvus Least Puffer
1
5
6
Trichiuridae (Cutlassfishes)
Trichiurus lepturus Atlantic Cutlassfish
1
1
Triglidae (Searobins)
Prionotus rubio Blackwing Searobin
1
1
Prionotus tribulus Bighead Searobin
2
2