speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificName
43Amphibians-FrogsPanamanian Golden FrogAtelopus zeteki
45Amphibians-FrogsColumbian Giant ToadRhaebo blombergi
48Amphibians-FrogsCane ToadRhinella marina
49Amphibians-FrogsGreen and Black Poison Dart FrogDendrobates auratus
50Amphibians-FrogsYellow-banded Poison Dart FrogDendrobates leucomelas
51Amphibians-Frogsa Poison Dart FrogDendrobates sp.
58Amphibians-FrogsMexican Leaf FrogPachymedusa dacnicolor
2728Amphibians-FrogsSuriname toadPipa pipa
2791Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodParacyclops bromeliacola
2252Crustaceans-CrabsBocourt swimming crabCallinectes bocourti
2914Crustaceans-Shrimppotimirim shrimpPotimirim potimirim
312Fishesbanded leporinusLeporinus fasciatus
322Fishesdriftwood catfishTrachelyopterus galeatus
335FishescascarudoCallichthys callichthys
336Fishesgreen corydorasCorydoras aeneus
337FishescorydorasCorydoras sp.
338FishesBrown HoploHoplosternum littorale
416Fishesbloodfin tetraAphyocharax anisitsi
418FishestambaquiColossoma macropomum
419Fishesunidentified pacuColossoma or Piaractus sp.
420Fishesblack tetraGymnocorymbus ternetzi
421Fisheshead-and-taillight tetraHemigrammus ocellifer
422Fishesserpae tetraHyphessobrycon eques
423FishesmetynnisMetynnis sp.
424Fishesredeye tetraMoenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
425Fishesredhook pacuMyloplus rubripinnis
426Fishesneon tetraParacheirodon innesi
427Fishespirapatinga, red-bellied pacuPiaractus brachypomus
428Fishessmall-scaled pacuPiaractus mesopotamicus
429Fishesred piranhaPygocentrus nattereri
430Fishesunidentified piranhaPygocentrus or Serrasalmus sp.
431Fisheswhite piranhaSerrasalmus rhombeus
435Fishesblue acaraAequidens pulcher
436FishesOscarAstronotus ocellatus
437FishesButterfly Peacock BassCichla ocellaris
438Fishesspeckled pavonCichla temensis
439FishescichlidCichlasoma sp.
440FishesGreen GuapoteCichlasoma beani
441FishesBlack AcaraCichlasoma bimaculatum
450Fishesblue-eyed cichlidCichlasoma spilurum
452FishesThreespot CichlidCichlasoma trimaculatum
455FisheseartheaterGeophagus sp.
458FishesBanded CichlidHeros severus
475Fishesfreshwater angelfishPterophyllum scalare
476Fishesfreshwater angelfishPterophyllum sp.
478Fishesred discusSymphysodon discus
664Fishesripsaw catfishOxydoras niger
665FishesRaphael catfishPlatydoras costatus
666Fishesgranulated catfishPterodoras granulosus
667Fishesthorny catfishPterodoras sp.
673FishestrahiraHoplias malabaricus
760Fishesa bristlenosed catfishAncistrus cf. temminckii
761FishesSuckermouth CatfishHypostomus plecostomus
762Fishessuckermouth catfishHypostomus sp.
763Fishessuckermouth catfishHypostomus sp. (watwata group)
764Fishessuckermouth catfishOtocinclus sp.
765Fishesclown plecoPeckoltia sp.
766FishesParaná Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys anisitsi
767FishesVermiculated Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys disjunctivus
768FishesOrinoco Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys multiradiatus
769FishesAmazon Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys pardalis
770Fishessailfin armored catfishPterygoplichthys sp.
799FishesSilver ArowanaOsteoglossum bicirrhosum
837Fishesleopard catfishPerrunichthys perruno
838Fishesredtail catfishPhractocephalus hemioliopterus
839FishesbagreRhamdia quelen
863FishesGuppyPoecilia reticulata
879FishesArgentine pearlfishAustrolebias bellottii
880Fishesblackfin pearlfishAustrolebias nigripinnis
882FishesRio pearlfishNematolebias whitei
2565Fishesfirewood catfishSorubimichthys planiceps
2578Fishesunidentified shovelnose catfishSorubim sp.
2598Fishesbristlenosed catfishAncistrus sp.
2601FishesMidas x Mayan cichlid hybridAmphilophus citrinellus x Cichlasoma urophthalmus
2637Fishesleopard plecoGlyptoperichthys gibbiceps
2639FishesGuaruPoecilia vivipara
2786Fishesspotted rafael catfishAgamyxis pectinifrons
2807Fishestiger catfishPseudoplatystoma fasciatum
2879Fishestwig catfishFarlowella vittata
2917FishesMarbled PimLeiarius marmoratus
2918Fishesbagre de RioRhamdia sp.
2919FishesPimelodid hybrid catfishPhractocephalus hemiliopterus x Pseudoplatystoma sp.
3148FishesArapaimaArapaima sp.
3162FishesWarthead BlennyProtemblemaria punctata
3171FishesSpotted Tiger Shovelnose CatfishPseudoplatystoma punctifer
1089MammalsnutriaMyocastor coypus
2587MammalscapybaraHydrochoerus hydrochaeris
2647MammalsSouth American sea lionOtaria flavescens
316Marine FishesFalse GrunionColpichthys regis
319Marine FishesGulf GrunionLeuresthes sardina
339Marine FishesGreen JackCaranx caballus
340Marine FishesPaloma PompanoTrachinotus paitensis
670Marine FishesNorthern Gulf AnchovyAnchoa mundeoloides
709Marine FishesShortjaw MudsuckerGillichthys seta
752Marine FishesGulf OpaleyeGirella simplicidens
773Marine FishesSpotted Rose SnapperLutjanus guttatus
801Marine FishesCortez HalibutParalichthys aestuarius
804Marine FishesDappled FlounderParalichthys woolmani
950Marine FishesGulf CorvinaCynoscion othonopterus
954Marine FishesHighfin KingfishMenticirrhus nasus
956Marine FishesGulf CroakerMicropogonias megalops
961Marine FishesTotoabaTotoaba macdonaldi
2933Mollusks-Bivalvesa freshwater musselAnodontites trapesialis
980Mollusks-Gastropodschanneled applesnailPomacea canaliculata
981Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant ramshornMarisa cornuarietis
982Mollusks-Gastropodsspiketop applesnailPomacea bridgesii
2633Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant applesnailPomacea maculata
2662Mollusks-Gastropodsspike-topped applesnailPomacea diffusa
227PlantsalligatorweedAlternanthera philoxeroides
235Plantsparrot featherMyriophyllum aquaticum
255PlantsBrazilian water-hyssopBacopa egensis
297Plantswater spanglesSalvinia minima
298Plantsgiant salviniaSalvinia molesta
1094Plantsgiant arrowheadSagittaria montevidensis montevidensis
1107PlantsBrazilian waterweedEgeria densa
1127Plantsdense-flowered cordgrassSpartina densiflora
1130Plantsfloating waterhyacinthEichhornia crassipes
2610PlantswaterlilyNymphaea X marliacea
2854Plantsred root floaterPhyllanthus fluitans
2982PlantsLa Plata sandspurrySpergularia platensis
3001PlantsTropical American watergrassLuziola subintegra
3141Plantssoutheastern annual saltmarsh asterSymphyotrichum subulatum
3226PlantsOblong SalviniaSalvinia oblongifolia
3274PlantsNarrowleaf anacharisEgeria najas
2870Reptiles-CrocodiliansSchneider's Smooth-fronted CaimanPaleosuchus trigonatus
2871Reptiles-CrocodiliansDwarf CaimanPaleosuchus palpebrosus
2576Reptiles-SnakesYellow AnacondaEunectes notaeus
2636Reptiles-SnakesGreen AnacondaEunectes murinus
1223Reptiles-TurtlesMatamata TurtleChelus fimbriata
1224Reptiles-Turtlestwist-necked turtlePlatemys platycephala
1257Reptiles-TurtlesPainted Wood TurtleRhinoclemmys pulcherrima
1258Reptiles-TurtlesBrazilian SliderTrachemys dorbigni
1260Reptiles-TurtlesColumbian sliderTrachemys callirostris callirostris
1266Reptiles-TurtlesScorpion Mud TurtleKinosternon scorpioides
1270Reptiles-TurtlesMagdalena River TurtlePodocnemis lewyana
1271Reptiles-TurtlesSix-tubercled river turtlePodocnemis sextuberculata
1272Reptiles-TurtlesYellow-spotted River TurtlePodocnemis unifilis
2877Reptiles-TurtlesSpot-legged TurtleRhinoclemmys punctularia

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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. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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