NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Reference Viewer


Cut-and-Paste Reference:
Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann. 1984. Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States. Pages 41-77 in Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr, eds. Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes. John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, MD.
Reference Details:
Reference Number: 10
Type: Book Chapter
Author: Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date (year): 1984
Book Title: Distribution, biology, and management of exotic fishes.
Editor: Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Edition:
Chapter Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Publisher Location:Baltimore, MD.
Volume:
Pages: 41-77
URL:
Keywords: exotic fish, distribution
Fact Sheets and Specimens that use this Reference:

Archocentrus nigrofasciatus

    AZ - Mesa
    AZ - borrow pit near eastern Phoenix
    AZ - Mesa
    AZ - borrow pit near eastern Phoenix

Astronotus ocellatus

    PA - state non-specific

Austrolebias bellottii

    CA - Experimental ponds and rice fields at Biggs Rice Experiment Station.

Austrolebias nigripinnis

    CA - Experimental ponds and rice fields at Biggs Rice Experiment Station.

Bairdiella icistia

    CA - Salton Sea

Callichthys callichthys

    FL - canal along Jog Road, Boca Raton
    NY - Great South Bay off Copiague, western Suffolk County, Long Island, NY

Carassius auratus

     - Great Lakes

Chirostoma jordani

    TX - Amistad Reservoir
    TX - Rio Grande River, Falcon Reservoir

Clarias batrachus

    GA - Flint River
    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)

Colisa fasciata

    PA - state non-specific

Colisa labiosa

    FL - Canal at W end of 15 Ave NW, Ruskin

Colisa lalia

    FL - east of Ruskin
    FL - Lake Worth Drainage District canal L-15, west of Atlantis and Lantana

Colossoma or Piaractus sp.

    AZ - state non-specific
    MO - state non-specific
    OH - Lake Erie near electric plant in Painesville, east of Cleveland

Corydoras sp.

    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)
    FL - state non-specific

Ctenopharyngodon idella

    CA - state non-specific
    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)
    DE - state non-specific
    ID - Snake River above and below Shoshone Falls
    KY - state non-specific
    MA - state non-specific
    MD - state non-specific
    MI - St. Clair-Detroit drainage
    MI - Little Muskegon River (?) [See Atlas]
    MN - Snake River
    NE - state non-specific
    OK - state non-specific
    SC - state non-specific
    SD - Missouri River, Lewis and Clark Lake
    UT - state non-specific

Cynoscion xanthulus

    CA - Salton Sea

Danio rerio

    CA - state non-specific
    FL - canal west of Lantana
    NM - McCauley Spring

Devario malabaricus

    FL - state non-specific
    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)

Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)

Hemigrammus ocellifer

    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)

Heros severus

    FL - rock pit adjacent to 'Pirates World' in Dania

Hypomesus nipponensis

    CA - Dodge Reservoir
    CA - Dwinnell Reservoir (=Lake Shastina)
    CA - Big Bear Lake (near Big Bear City)
    CA - Freshwater Lagoon
    CA - Spaulding Reservoir
    CA - Sly Park Reservoir (Jenkinson Lake)

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

    MO - state non-specific

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

    IN - state non-specific
    KY - state non-specific

Labeo chrysophekadion

    FL - state non-specific

Macropodus opercularis

    FL - Lake Worth Drainage District canal L-15, west of Atlantis and Lantana

Melanochromis auratus

    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)
    NV - Rogers Spring (Overton Arm of Lake Mead)

Metynnis sp.

    FL - state non-specific

Nematolebias whitei

    CA - Experimental ponds and rice fields at Biggs Rice Experiment Station.

Oncorhynchus masou

    WA - Hewitt Lake

Oreochromis aureus

    AZ - Gila River, north of Yuma
    CA - below Laguna Dam (just a few miles northeast of Yuma, Arizona
    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)
    FL - DeSoto County
    FL - Hardee County
    FL - Hernando County
    FL - Lake County
    FL - Manatee County
    FL - Marion County
    FL - Orange County
    FL - Sarasota County
    FL - Seminole County
    FL - Volusia County
    OK - North Canadian River, northwest of Harrah, with a confirmed range of 383 km from Lake Overholser to Lake Eufaula
    TX - Canyon Reservoir [Guadalupe River]
    TX - Nasworthy Reservoir, Concho River
    TX - Amistad Reservoir
    TX - Lake Fairfield

Oreochromis mossambicus

    CA - Salton Sea
    FL - Snapper Creek canal for about 9 km above its juncture with the Tamiami Canal
    FL - Tamiami Canal at U.S. highways 41 and 27
    FL - Comfort Canal
    FL - two canals east of Goulds

Oreochromis urolepis hornorum

    CA - Bolsa Chica Flood Control Channel in Huntington Beach

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

    CA - Lake Berryessa

Otocinclus sp.

    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)

Oxydoras niger

    FL - Biscayne Bay

Paracheirodon innesi

    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)

Pethia conchonius

    FL - state non-specific

Pethia gelius

    FL - state non-specific

Phractocephalus hemioliopterus

    FL - state non-specific

Platichthys flesus

    OH - Lake Erie

Platydoras costatus

    FL - state non-specific

Plecoglossus altivelis

    CA - state non-specific

Poecilia mexicana

    CA - Drainage canal south of Mecca, at junction of Hwy 111 and Johnson Avenue [St.].
    TX - state non-specific

Poecilia reticulata

    FL - High Springs

Poeciliopsis gracilis

    CA - Drainage canal south of Mecca, at junction of Hwy 111 and Johnson Avenue [St.].

Pterodoras granulosus

    FL - Brooker Creek near Tarpon Lake, Pinellas County

Pterodoras sp.

    FL - state non-specific

Pterophyllum scalare

    FL - Lake Worth Drainage District Canal L-14, near a fish farm in Palm Beach County
    KY - state non-specific

Pygocentrus nattereri

    PA - state non-specific

Pygocentrus or Serrasalmus sp.

    FL - state non-specific
    ID - state non-specific
    IL - state non-specific
    KY - state non-specific
    MO - state non-specific
    NY - state non-specific
    OK - state non-specific
    PA - state non-specific

Salmo letnica

    MT - state non-specific
    WY - state non-specific

Salmo trutta

    FL - state non-specific
    GA - state non-specific
    KS - state non-specific
    ND - state non-specific

Scardinius erythrophthalmus

    NJ - Hudson County Park
    WI - Oconomowoc Lake [just SE of Oconomowoc, WI]

Systomus tetrazona

    FL - state non-specific

Thorichthys meeki

    AZ - canal in Mesa

Tilapia zillii

    AZ - Papago Park ponds, Phoenix
    NC - Beaufort County
    NC - a heated reservoir at Wilmington
    SC - Santee-Cooper Reservoir, a heated portion

Tinca tinca

    AZ - state non-specific
    MD - state non-specific
    MO - state non-specific
    OR - state non-specific

Trichogaster leerii

    FL - Lake Worth Drainage District canal L-15, west of Atlantis and Lantana

Trichogaster trichopterus

    FL - Lake Worth Drainage District canal L-15, west of Atlantis and Lantana

Trichopsis vittata

    FL - south side of Lake Worth Drainage District canal L-36[Borrow River Canal], Delray Beach

Tridentiger trigonocephalus

    CA - San Francisco Bay
    CA - Los Angeles Harbor

Xiphophorus hellerii

    CA - Westminster near an aquarium fish farm
    CA - drainage canal near Oasis
    CA - Drainage canal south of Mecca, at junction of Hwy 111 and Johnson Avenue [St.].

Xiphophorus maculatus

    CA - Westminster near an aquarium fish farm
    CO - canals, ditches and ponds below the Weisbart and Weisbart Hog farm where tropical fish are being reared
    CO - San Luis Valley (Rio Grande headwaters drainage)
    NV - Indian Springs
    TX - state non-specific

Xiphophorus variatus

    AZ - Salt River at Tempe
    CA - Orange County
    CA - Riverside County, California drainage


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logoU.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov
Page Contact Information: Pam Fuller - NAS Program (pfuller@usgs.gov)
Page Last Modified: Thursday, December 06, 2012

Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/2/2014].

Additional information for authors