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    169 Species
    Checklist for Major River Basin: San Jacinto
    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
    3
    3
    Amiidae (Bowfins)
    Amia calva Bowfin
    3
    3
    Aphredoderidae (Pirate Perches)
    Aphredoderus sayanus Pirate Perch
    1
    86
    87
    Ariidae (Sea Catfishes)
    Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish
    1
    1
    Bagre marinus Gafftopsail Catfish
    1
    1
    Atherinopsidae (New World Silversides)
    Labidesthes sicculus Brook Silverside
    66
    66
    Membras martinica Rough Silverside
    1
    1
    Menidia beryllina Inland Silverside
    11
    11
    Menidia peninsulae Tidewater Silverside
    3
    3
    Carangidae (Jacks)
    Caranx hippos Crevalle Jack
    1
    1
    Oligoplites saurus Leatherjack
    4
    4
    Catostomidae (Suckers)
    Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker
    1
    11
    12
    Erimyzon claviformis Western Creek Chubsucker
    8
    6
    14
    Erimyzon sucetta Lake Chubsucker
    7
    11
    18
    Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth Buffalo
    1
    1
    Minytrema melanops Spotted Sucker
    28
    28
    Moxostoma poecilurum Blacktail Redhorse
    23
    23
    Centrarchidae (Sunfishes)
    Centrarchus macropterus Flier
    1
    1
    Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
    84
    84
    Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
    79
    79
    Lepomis humilis Orangespotted Sunfish
    5
    5
    Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
    121
    121
    Lepomis marginatus Dollar Sunfish
    10
    10
    Lepomis megalotis Longear Sunfish
    1
    146
    147
    Lepomis microlophus Redear Sunfish
    33
    33
    Lepomis miniatus Redspotted Sunfish
    2
    66
    68
    Lepomis symmetricus Bantam Sunfish
    12
    12
    Micropterus punctulatus Spotted Bass
    3
    44
    47
    Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
    6
    62
    68
    Pomoxis annularis White Crappie
    4
    19
    23
    Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black Crappie
    2
    8
    10
    Cichlidae (Cichlids)
    Gymnogeophagus balzanii Non-native None
    1
    1
    Herichthys cyanoguttatus Non-native Rio Grande Cichlid
    3
    3
    Herichthys steindachneri Non-native Slender Cichlid
    1
    1
    Oreochromis aureus Non-native Blue Tilapia
    1
    2
    3
    Clupeidae (Herrings)
    Brevoortia patronus Gulf Menhaden
    1
    1
    2
    Brevoortia tyrannus Non-native Atlantic Menhaden
    1
    1
    Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad
    10
    24
    34
    Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad
    9
    4
    13
    Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes)
    Symphurus plagiusa Blackcheek Tonguefish
    1
    1
    Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)
    Campostoma anomalum Central Stoneroller
    1
    1
    Ctenopharyngodon idella Non-native Grass Carp
    1
    1
    Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner
    2
    63
    65
    Cyprinella venusta Blacktail Shiner
    1
    151
    152
    Cyprinus carpio Non-native Common Carp
    3
    3
    Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi Silvery Minnow
    1
    3
    4
    Hybopsis amnis Pallid Shiner
    5
    12
    17
    Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon Shiner
    79
    79
    Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin Shiner
    1
    68
    69
    Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal Chub
    1
    1
    Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner
    58
    58
    Notropis amabilis Non-native Texas Shiner
    1
    1
    Notropis atherinoides Emerald Shiner
    2
    1
    3
    Notropis atrocaudalis Blackspot Shiner
    65
    65
    Notropis blennius Non-native River Shiner
    3
    3
    Notropis braytoni Non-native Tamaulipas Shiner
    2
    2
    Notropis potteri Chub Shiner
    1
    1
    2
    Notropis sabinae Sabine Shiner
    29
    29
    Notropis shumardi Silverband Shiner
    1
    1
    2
    Notropis texanus Weed Shiner
    2
    2
    Notropis volucellus Mimic Shiner
    1
    71
    72
    Opsopoeodus emiliae Pugnose Minnow
    68
    68
    Pimephales promelas Non-native Fathead Minnow
    1
    1
    Pimephales vigilax Bullhead Minnow
    115
    115
    Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes)
    Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead Minnow
    20
    20
    Dasyatidae (Whiptail Stingrays)
    Dasyatis sabina Atlantic Stingray
    1
    1
    Elassomatidae (Pygmy Sunfishes)
    Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish
    41
    41
    Eleotridae (Sleepers)
    Dormitator maculatus Fat Sleeper
    2
    2
    Elopidae (Tenpounders)
    Elops saurus Ladyfish
    1
    1
    Engraulidae (Anchovies)
    Anchoa mitchilli Bay Anchovy
    5
    5
    Ephippidae (Spadefishes)
    Chaetodipterus faber Atlantic Spadefish
    1
    1
    Esocidae (Pikes)
    Esox americanus Redfin Pickerel
    1
    64
    65
    Fundulidae (Topminnows)
    Adinia xenica Diamond Killifish
    6
    6
    Fundulus blairae Western Starhead Topminnow
    14
    14
    Fundulus chrysotus Golden Topminnow
    1
    18
    19
    Fundulus grandis Gulf Killifish
    17
    17
    Fundulus jenkinsi Saltmarsh Topminnow
    1
    1
    Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow
    1
    194
    195
    Fundulus olivaceus Blackspotted Topminnow
    9
    9
    Fundulus pulvereus Bayou Killifish
    1
    8
    9
    Lucania parva Rainwater Killifish
    1
    1
    Gerreidae (Mojarras)
    Gerres cinereus Yellowfin Mojarra
    1
    1
    Gobiidae (Gobies)
    Gobionellus oceanicus Highfin Goby
    1
    1
    Gobiosoma bosc Naked Goby
    2
    2
    Microgobius gulosus Clown Goby
    2
    2
    Ictaluridae (North American Catfishes)
    Ameiurus melas Black Bullhead
    1
    23
    24
    Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead
    36
    36
    Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish
    2
    2
    Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish
    18
    18
    Noturus gyrinus Tadpole Madtom
    10
    27
    37
    Noturus nocturnus Freckled Madtom
    21
    30
    51
    Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
    5
    5
    Lepisosteidae (Gars)
    Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar
    2
    2
    Lepisosteus oculatus Spotted Gar
    4
    9
    13
    Loricariidae (Suckermouth Armored Catfishes)
    Pterygoplichthys anisitsi Non-native Southern Sailfin Catfish
    1
    5
    6
    Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus Non-native Orinoco Sailfin Catfish
    1
    1
    2
    Moronidae (Temperate Basses)
    Morone mississippiensis Yellow Bass
    2
    2
    Mugilidae (Mullets)
    Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet
    5
    5
    Mugil curema White Mullet
    1
    1
    Paralichthyidae (Sand Flounders)
    Citharichthys spilopterus Bay Whiff
    1
    1
    Paralichthys albigutta Gulf Flounder
    1
    1
    Percidae (Perches)
    Ammocrypta vivax Scaly Sand Darter
    1
    48
    49
    Etheostoma chlorosoma Bluntnose Darter
    7
    80
    87
    Etheostoma fusiforme Non-native Swamp Darter
    2
    2
    Etheostoma gracile Slough Darter
    7
    78
    85
    Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe Darter
    24
    24
    Etheostoma proeliare Cypress Darter
    1
    1
    2
    Percina caprodes Non-native Logperch
    4
    4
    Percina carbonaria Texas Logperch
    1
    1
    Percina macrolepida Bigscale Logperch
    4
    6
    10
    Percina maculata Blackside Darter
    1
    1
    Percina sciera Dusky Darter
    14
    95
    109
    Petromyzontidae (Lampreys)
    Ichthyomyzon gagei Southern Brook Lamprey
    8
    1
    6
    15
    Poeciliidae (Livebearers)
    Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish
    191
    191
    Poecilia latipinna Sailfin Molly
    17
    17
    Rajidae (Skates)
    Raja texana Roundel Skate
    1
    1
    Sciaenidae (Drums and Croakers)
    Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater Drum
    6
    6
    Cynoscion arenarius Sand Seatrout
    1
    3
    4
    Cynoscion nebulosus Spotted Seatrout
    2
    2
    Leiostomus xanthurus Spot
    5
    5
    Micropogonias undulatus Atlantic Croaker
    4
    4
    Pogonias cromis Black Drum
    1
    1
    Sparidae (Porgies)
    Lagodon rhomboides Pinfish
    1
    1
    Synodontidae (Lizardfishes)
    Synodus foetens Inshore Lizardfish
    1
    1
    Tetraodontidae (Puffers)
    Sphoeroides parvus Least Puffer
    1
    1
    2