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    72 Species
    Checklist for Basin: Rio Grande-Amistad, Rio Grande-Amistad
    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
    57
    58
    Catostomidae (Suckers)
    Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
    1
    224
    225
    Cycleptus sp Rio Grande Blue Sucker Rio Grande Blue Sucker
    113
    113
    Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
    3
    12
    5
    20
    Ictiobus niger Non-native Black Buffalo
    4
    1
    5
    Moxostoma austrinum Mexican Redhorse
    7
    8
    15
    Moxostoma congestum Gray Redhorse
    2
    6
    8
    Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
    Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
    2
    2
    Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
    1
    70
    71
    Lepomis gulosus Possibly native Warmouth
    2
    2
    Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
    3
    36
    39
    Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
    39
    39
    Lepomis microlophus Non-native Redear Sunfish
    1
    1
    Micropterus dolomieu Non-native Smallmouth Bass
    2
    2
    Micropterus salmoides Non-native Largemouth Bass
    15
    15
    Characidae (Characins)
    Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra
    104
    104
    Cichlidae (Cichlids)
    Herichthys cyanoguttatus Rio Grande Cichlid
    6
    6
    Oreochromis aureus Non-native Blue Tilapia
    3
    3
    Clupeidae (Herrings)
    Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
    25
    39
    64
    Dorosoma petenense Non-native Threadfin Shad
    3
    3
    Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
    Campostoma anomalum Central Stoneroller
    1
    1
    Campostoma ornatum Mexican Stoneroller
    2
    84
    86
    Carassius auratus Non-native Goldfish
    1
    1
    Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
    2
    1
    270
    273
    Cyprinella lutrensis blairi Maravillas Red Shiner
    9
    9
    Cyprinella proserpina Proserpine Shiner
    1
    3
    4
    Cyprinella venusta Non-native Blacktail Shiner
    1
    10
    11
    Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
    47
    47
    Dionda argentosa Possibly native Manantial Roundnose Minnow
    1
    3
    4
    Dionda diaboli Non-native Devils River Minnow
    1
    1
    Dionda sp 1 Conchos Roundnose Minnow Conchos Roundnose Minnow
    5
    13
    18
    Hybognathus amarus Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
    10
    1
    1
    12
    Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled Chub
    3
    2
    134
    139
    Notemigonus crysoleucas Non-native Golden Shiner
    1
    4
    5
    Notropis amabilis Texas Shiner
    2
    3
    4
    9
    Notropis braytoni Tamaulipas Shiner
    4
    155
    159
    Notropis buccula Non-native Smalleye Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis chihuahua Chihuahua Shiner
    1
    61
    62
    Notropis jemezanus Rio Grande Shiner
    3
    94
    97
    Notropis orca Phantom Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis potteri Non-native Chub Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis shumardi Non-native Silverband Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis stramineus Possibly native Sand Shiner
    4
    4
    Opsopoeodus emiliae Non-native Pugnose Minnow
    1
    1
    Pimephales promelas Fathead Minnow
    39
    39
    Pimephales vigilax Non-native Bullhead Minnow
    13
    13
    Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose Dace
    2
    124
    126
    Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
    Cyprinodon elegans Non-native Comanche Springs Pupfish
    1
    1
    Cyprinodon eximius Conchos Pupfish
    1
    26
    27
    Fundulidae (Topminnows)
    Fundulus grandis Non-native Gulf Killifish
    1
    1
    Fundulus zebrinus Non-native Plains Killifish
    84
    84
    Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
    Ameiurus natalis Non-native Yellow Bullhead
    1
    1
    Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
    41
    43
    84
    Ictalurus lupus Headwater Catfish
    1
    9
    10
    Ictalurus punctatus Non-native Channel Catfish
    4
    84
    88
    Ictalurus sp Chihuahua Catfish Chihuahua Catfish
    1
    1
    Ictalurus sp Rio Grande Blue Catfish Rio Grande Blue Catfish
    1
    1
    Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
    66
    66
    Lepisosteidae (Gars)
    Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
    5
    5
    Lepisosteus osseus Possibly native Longnose Gar
    7
    17
    24
    Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
    Morone chrysops Non-native White Bass
    6
    6
    Morone saxatilis Non-native Striped Bass
    1
    1
    Percidae (Perches)
    Etheostoma grahami Rio Grande Darter
    3
    3
    Etheostoma histrio Non-native Harlequin Darter
    1
    1
    Percina macrolepida Bigscale Logperch
    2
    2
    Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
    Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
    25
    4
    137
    166
    Gambusia amistadensis Amistad Gambusia
    11
    11
    Gambusia gaigei Big Bend Gambusia
    1
    13
    14
    Poecilia latipinna Non-native Sailfin Molly
    1
    1
    Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
    Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
    21
    21
    Tetraodontidae (Puffers)
    Sphoeroides parvus Non-native Least Puffer
    1
    1