NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

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BryozoansVesiculariidae Lophopodella carteri freshwater bryozoan Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
Coelenterates-HydrozoansClavidae Cordylophora caspia freshwater hydroid Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineExotic
Coelenterates-HydrozoansOlindiidae Craspedacusta sowerbyi freshwater jellyfish Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
Crustaceans-AmphipodsCorophiidae Apocorophium lacustre a scud Collection info
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MarineNative
Crustaceans-AmphipodsGammaridae Echinogammarus ischnus scud Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineExotic
Crustaceans-AmphipodsGammaridae Gammarus fasciatus freshwater shrimp Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
Crustaceans-AmphipodsGammaridae Gammarus tigrinus amphipod Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
Crustaceans-CladoceransBosminidae Bosmina coregoni water flea Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
Crustaceans-CladoceransCercopagidae Bythotrephes longimanus spiny waterflea Collection info
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Crustaceans-CladoceransCercopagidae Cercopagis pengoi fishhook waterflea Collection info
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Freshwater-BrackishExotic
Crustaceans-CladoceransDaphniidae Daphnia galeata galeata waterflea Collection info
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Crustaceans-CladoceransDaphnidae Daphnia lumholtzi waterflea Collection info
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Crustaceans-CopepodsArgulidae Argulus japonicus Japanese fishlouse Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineExotic
Crustaceans-CopepodsCanthocamptidae Elaphoidella bidens bidens a copepod Collection info
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Crustaceans-CopepodsTemoridae Eurytemora affinis a calanoid copepod Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
Crustaceans-CopepodsLernaeidae Lernaea cyprinacea anchor worm Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
Crustaceans-CopepodsErgasilidae Neoergasilus japonicus a parasitic copepod Collection info
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Crustaceans-CopepodsDiosaccidae Schizopera borutzkyi oarsman Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineExotic
Crustaceans-CrabsGrapsidae Eriocheir sinensis Chinese mitten crab Collection info
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Marine-FreshwaterExotic
Crustaceans-CrayfishCambaridae Procambarus clarkii red swamp crayfish Collection info
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Crustaceans-MysidsMysidae Hemimysis anomala bloody red shrimp Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineExotic
Crustaceans-MysidsMysidae Taphromysis louisianae a mysid shrimp Collection info
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Freshwater-BrackishNative
Crustaceans-ShrimpPalaemonidae Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi grass shrimp Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesClupeidae Alosa pseudoharengus Alewife Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
FishesClupeidae Alosa sapidissima American Shad Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
FishesIctaluridae Ameiurus catus White Catfish Collection info
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FishesIctaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus Brown Bullhead Collection info
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FishesAnguillidae Anguilla rostrata American Eel Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
FishesCichlidae Astronotus ocellatus Oscar Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
FishesCharacidae Astyanax mexicanus Mexican Tetra Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesCyprinidae Carassius auratus Goldfish Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
FishesCyprinidae Carassius auratus x Cyprinus carpio goldfish x common carp Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic Hybrid
FishesCatostomidae Carpiodes carpio River Carpsucker Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesCyprinidae Chrosomus eos Northern Redbelly Dace Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesCharacidae Colossoma or Piaractus sp. unidentified pacu Collection info
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FreshwaterExotic
FishesCyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass Carp Collection info
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FishesCyprinidae Cyprinus carpio Common Carp Collection info
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FishesClupeidae Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
FishesClupeidae Dorosoma petenense Threadfin Shad Collection info
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Freshwater-MarineNative
FishesEsocidae Esox lucius Northern Pike Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesEsocidae Esox masquinongy Muskellunge Collection info
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FishesEsocidae Esox masquinongy ohioensis muskellunge Collection info
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FishesEsocidae Esox niger Chain Pickerel Collection info
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FishesFundulidae Fundulus catenatus Northern Studfish Collection info
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FishesFundulidae Fundulus diaphanus Banded Killifish Collection info
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FishesFundulidae Fundulus notatus Blackstripe Topminnow Collection info
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FishesPoeciliidae Gambusia affinis Western Mosquitofish Collection info
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FishesPoeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki Eastern Mosquitofish Collection info
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FreshwaterNative
FishesGasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus Threespine Stickleback Collection info
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MarineNative
FishesCichlidae Herichthys cyanoguttatum Rio Grande Cichlid Collection info
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2014].

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