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    275 Species
    Checklist for Major River Basin: Red
    Name Common Name Suspect Not Suspect Total
    Examined Pending Examined Pending Not
    Examined
    Acipenseridae (Sturgeons)
    Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Non-native Shovelnose Sturgeon
    1
    1
    Amiidae (Bowfins)
    Amia calva Bowfin
    18
    18
    Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)
    Anguilla rostrata American Eel
    15
    15
    Aphredoderidae (Pirate Perches)
    Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch
    178
    178
    Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
    Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside
    1
    1
    456
    458
    Menidia beryllina Non-native Inland Silverside
    6
    369
    375
    Catostomidae (Suckers)
    Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
    5
    314
    319
    Carpiodes velifer Non-native Highfin Carpsucker
    1
    1
    Cycleptus elongatus Blue Sucker
    8
    8
    Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek Chubsucker
    5
    2
    7
    Erimyzon oblongus Non-native Eastern Creek Chubsucker
    106
    106
    Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker
    1
    6
    7
    Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
    4
    95
    99
    Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth Buffalo
    6
    29
    35
    Ictiobus niger Non-native Black Buffalo
    3
    3
    Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker
    113
    113
    Moxostoma carinatum Non-native River Redhorse
    2
    2
    Moxostoma congestum Non-native Gray Redhorse
    1
    1
    Moxostoma erythrurum Golden Redhorse
    1
    149
    150
    Moxostoma macrolepidotum Non-native Shorthead Redhorse
    1
    1
    2
    Moxostoma poecilurum Non-native Blacktail Redhorse
    5
    5
    Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
    Ambloplites ariommus Non-native Shadow Bass
    1
    1
    Centrarchus macropterus Flier
    75
    75
    Lepomis auritus Non-native Redbreast Sunfish
    1
    1
    Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
    2
    1115
    1117
    Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
    1
    75
    76
    Lepomis humilis Orangespotted Sunfish
    1
    558
    559
    Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
    2
    1094
    1096
    Lepomis marginatus Dollar Sunfish
    1
    2
    72
    75
    Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
    4
    1369
    1373
    Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish
    255
    255
    Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish
    98
    98
    Lepomis punctatus Non-native Spotted Sunfish
    14
    14
    Lepomis symmetricus Bantam Sunfish
    80
    80
    Micropterus dolomieu Non-native Smallmouth Bass
    5
    89
    94
    Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass
    412
    412
    Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
    810
    810
    Pomoxis annularis White Crappie
    21
    357
    378
    Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie
    12
    86
    98
    Characidae (Characins)
    Astyanax mexicanus Non-native Mexican Tetra
    1
    16
    17
    Cichlidae (Cichlids)
    Oreochromis aureus Non-native Blue Tilapia
    1
    1
    Clupeidae (Herrings)
    Alosa chrysochloris Non-native Skipjack Herring
    1
    1
    Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
    21
    415
    436
    Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
    3
    170
    173
    Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
    Campostoma anomalum Central Stoneroller
    1
    13
    354
    368
    Campostoma spadiceum Highland Stoneroller
    2
    2
    Carassius auratus Non-native Goldfish
    3
    3
    Ctenopharyngodon idella Non-native Grass Carp
    8
    8
    Cyprinella galactura Non-native Whitetail Shiner
    1
    1
    Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
    18
    1284
    1302
    Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner
    495
    495
    Cyprinella whipplei Non-native Steelcolor Shiner
    200
    200
    Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
    182
    182
    Hybognathus hayi Cypress Minnow
    2
    1
    5
    8
    Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery Minnow
    2
    4
    63
    69
    Hybognathus placitus Plains Minnow
    6
    485
    491
    Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner
    1
    32
    33
    Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner
    128
    128
    Luxilus cornutus Non-native Common Shiner
    9
    9
    Luxilus pilsbryi Non-native Duskystripe Shiner
    1
    1
    Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon Shiner
    132
    132
    Lythrurus snelsoni Non-native Ouachita Shiner
    40
    40
    Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner
    3
    2
    339
    344
    Macrhybopsis aestivalis Non-native Speckled Chub
    2
    8
    10
    Macrhybopsis australis Prairie Chub
    1
    4
    10
    198
    213
    Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub
    1
    1
    153
    155
    Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver Chub
    103
    103
    Nocomis asper Non-native Redspot Chub
    22
    22
    Nocomis biguttatus Non-native Hornyhead Chub
    1
    1
    Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
    323
    323
    Notropis amabilis Non-native Texas Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis atherinoides Emerald Shiner
    10
    479
    489
    Notropis atrocaudalis Blackspot Shiner
    5
    85
    90
    Notropis bairdi Red River Shiner
    13
    329
    342
    Notropis blennius River Shiner
    1
    1
    6
    8
    Notropis boops Bigeye Shiner
    405
    405
    Notropis buchanani Ghost Shiner
    5
    175
    180
    Notropis chalybaeus Ironcolor Shiner
    62
    62
    Notropis girardi Non-native Arkansas River Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis maculatus Taillight Shiner
    1
    17
    18
    Notropis ortenburgeri Non-native Kiamichi Shiner
    58
    58
    Notropis oxyrhynchus Sharpnose Shiner
    1
    9
    1
    11
    Notropis percobromus Non-native F:Cu
    34
    34
    Notropis perpallidus Non-native Peppered Shiner
    9
    9
    Notropis potteri Chub Shiner
    225
    225
    Notropis rubellus Non-native Rosyface Shiner
    1
    1
    2
    Notropis sabinae Non-native Sabine Shiner
    10
    10
    Notropis shumardi Silverband Shiner
    4
    27
    31
    Notropis stramineus Sand Shiner
    310
    310
    Notropis suttkusi Non-native Rocky Shiner
    29
    29
    Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
    3
    92
    95
    Notropis volucellus Mimic Shiner
    1
    54
    55
    Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
    82
    82
    Phenacobius mirabilis Suckermouth Minnow
    1
    1
    246
    248
    Phoxinus erythrogaster Non-native Southern Redbelly Dace
    29
    29
    Pimephales notatus Non-native Bluntnose Minnow
    243
    243
    Pimephales promelas Fathead Minnow
    1
    388
    389
    Pimephales tenellus Non-native Slim Minnow
    2
    2
    Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
    27
    1016
    1043
    Pteronotropis hubbsi Bluehead Shiner
    2
    28
    30
    Semotilus atromaculatus Creek Chub
    1
    32
    33
    Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
    Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis Red River Pupfish
    6
    289
    295
    Cyprinodon variegatus Non-native Sheepshead Minnow
    1
    1
    Elassomatidae (Pygmy Sunfishes)
    Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish
    101
    101
    Esocidae (Pikes)
    Esox americanus Redfin Pickerel
    1
    258
    259
    Esox niger Chain Pickerel
    47
    47
    Fundulidae (Topminnows)
    Fundulus blairae Western Starhead Topminnow
    75
    75
    Fundulus catenatus Non-native Northern Studfish
    4
    4
    Fundulus chrysotus Golden Topminnow
    47
    47
    Fundulus kansae Non-native Northern Plains Killifish
    83
    83
    Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow
    4
    526
    530
    Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow
    117
    117
    Fundulus sciadicus Non-native Plains Topminnow
    1
    1
    Fundulus zebrinus Plains Killifish
    324
    324
    Hiodontidae (Mooneyes)
    Hiodon alosoides Goldeye
    1
    24
    25
    Hiodon tergisus Non-native Mooneye
    3
    3
    Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
    Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
    13
    66
    153
    232
    Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
    3
    373
    376
    Ameiurus nebulosus Non-native Brown Bullhead
    10
    10
    Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
    3
    67
    70
    Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
    1
    469
    470
    Noturus eleutherus Non-native Mountain Madtom
    8
    8
    Noturus exilis Non-native Slender Madtom
    3
    3
    Noturus flavus Non-native Stonecat
    1
    1
    Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
    21
    88
    109
    Noturus lachneri Non-native Ouachita Madtom
    1
    1
    Noturus nocturnus Freckled Madtom
    12
    88
    100
    Noturus phaeus Non-native Brown Madtom
    1
    1
    Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
    117
    117
    Lepisosteidae (Gars)
    Atractosteus spatula Non-native Alligator Gar
    3
    3
    Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
    13
    36
    49
    Lepisosteus osseus Longnose Gar
    4
    99
    103
    Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose Gar
    1
    21
    22
    Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
    Morone chrysops White Bass
    1
    1
    153
    155
    Morone mississippiensis Yellow Bass
    9
    9
    Morone saxatilis Non-native Striped Bass
    73
    73
    Percidae (Perches)
    Ammocrypta clara Western Sand Darter
    8
    8
    Ammocrypta vivax Scaly Sand Darter
    26
    26
    Crystallaria asprella Non-native Crystal Darter
    7
    7
    Etheostoma artesiae Redspot Darter
    1
    15
    16
    Etheostoma asprigene Mud Darter
    1
    2
    34
    19
    56
    Etheostoma blennioides Non-native Greenside Darter
    1
    1
    Etheostoma blennius Non-native Blenny Darter
    2
    2
    Etheostoma boschungi Non-native Slackwater Darter
    1
    1
    Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose Darter
    1
    84
    85
    Etheostoma collettei Non-native Creole Darter
    6
    6
    Etheostoma flabellare Non-native Fantail Darter
    1
    1
    Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp Darter
    9
    9
    Etheostoma gracile Slough Darter
    10
    190
    200
    Etheostoma histrio Harlequin Darter
    33
    33
    Etheostoma lepidum Non-native Greenthroat Darter
    1
    1
    Etheostoma microperca Non-native Least Darter
    12
    12
    Etheostoma nigrum Non-native Johnny Darter
    47
    47
    Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe Darter
    2
    9
    11
    Etheostoma proeliare Cypress Darter
    1
    109
    110
    Etheostoma pulchellum None
    1
    2
    3
    6
    Etheostoma radiosum Orangebelly Darter
    2
    386
    388
    Etheostoma spectabile Non-native Orangethroat Darter
    317
    317
    Etheostoma stigmaeum Non-native Speckled Darter
    1
    1
    Etheostoma whipplei Non-native Redfin Darter
    15
    15
    Perca flavescens Non-native Yellow Perch
    2
    2
    Percina caprodes Logperch
    12
    165
    177
    Percina carbonaria Non-native Texas Logperch
    2
    2
    4
    Percina copelandi Non-native Channel Darter
    82
    82
    Percina macrolepida Bigscale Logperch
    4
    177
    181
    Percina maculata Blackside Darter
    21
    16
    37
    Percina pantherina Non-native Leopard Darter
    10
    10
    Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead Darter
    51
    51
    Percina sciera Dusky Darter
    1
    209
    210
    Percina shumardi River Darter
    16
    16
    Percina vigil Non-native Saddleback Darter
    1
    1
    Sander canadensis Non-native Sauger
    3
    3
    Sander vitreus Non-native Walleye
    1
    1
    Petromyzontidae (Lampreys)
    Ichthyomyzon castaneus Chestnut Lamprey
    2
    3
    3
    8
    Ichthyomyzon gagei Southern Brook Lamprey
    1
    16
    17
    Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
    Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
    2
    1367
    1369
    Polyodontidae (Paddlefishes)
    Polyodon spathula Paddlefish
    1
    1
    Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
    Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
    193
    193
    Sciaenops ocellatus Non-native Red Drum
    1
    1
    Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes)
    Scorpaena plumieri Non-native Spotted Scorpionfish
    1
    1