speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificName
66Amphibians-FrogsZaire Dwarf Clawed FrogHymenochirus boettgeri
67Amphibians-FrogsAfrican Clawed FrogXenopus laevis
2866Amphibians-FrogsFornasini's Spiny Reed FrogAfrixalus fornasini
2793Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodThermocyclops crassus
1205Crustaceans-Shrimpbrackish river prawnMacrobrachium macrobrachion
307Fishestwospot climbing perchCtenopoma nigropannosum
315Fishesredtail nothoNothobranchius guentheri
410FishesTanganyika latesLates angustifrons
411Fishesbigeye latesLates mariae
412FishesNile perchLates niloticus
433FishestilapiaOreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia sp.
434Fisheshybrid tilapiaOreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia sp. x sp.
456Fishesbanded jewelfishHemichromis elongatus
457FishesAfrican JewelfishHemichromis letourneuxi
459FishesPindaniPseudotropheus socolofi
460Fishesgolden mbunaMelanochromis auratus
461Fishesbluegray mbunaMelanochromis johannii
462Fisheshybrid tilapiaOreochromis mossambicus x hornorum
463FishesBlue TilapiaOreochromis aureus
464Fishesblue x Mozambique tilapiaOreochromis aureus x mossambicus
465Fisheslongfin tilapiaOreochromis macrochir
466FishesMozambique TilapiaOreochromis mossambicus
468FishesNile TilapiaOreochromis niloticus
469FishesWami TilapiaOreochromis urolepis
470FishesWami TilapiaOreochromis urolepis hornorum
471Fisheshybrid tilapiaOreochromis urolepis hornorum x mossambicus
472Fishesrainbow kribPelvicachromis pulcher
473FishesAfrican Lake cichlidPseudotropheus sp.
474Fisheszebra mbunaPseudotropheus zebra
477FishesBlackchin TilapiaSarotherodon melanotheron
479FishesLake Tanganyika dwarf cichlidTelmatochromis bifrenatus
480Fishesunidentified tilapiaTilapia sp.
481Fisheszebra tilapiaTilapia buttikoferi
482FishesSpotted TilapiaTilapia mariae
483Fishesredbreast tilapiaTilapia rendalli
484Fishesbanded tilapiaTilapia sparrmanii
485FishesRedbelly TilapiaTilapia zillii
793FishesClown KnifefishChitala ornata
2264Fishesbarred bichirPolypterus delhezi
2593FishessqueakerSynodontis sp.
2597Fisheseastern happyAstatotilapia calliptera
2632FishesCongo tetraPhenacogrammus interruptus
2788FishesTilapia speciesOreochromis sp.
3017Fishesblue mbunaLabeotropheus fuelleborni
3100FishesOcellated SynodontisSynodontis ocellifer
3169FishesAfrican moonyMonodactylus sebae
3257FishesSharptooth catfishClarias gariepinus
2256Marine Fishesfang-toothed blennyOmobranchus ferox
3236Marine FishesAzores chromisChromis limbata
228Plantscommon brassbuttonsCotula coronopifolia
247Plantscape blue waterlilyNymphaea capensis
249Plantswhite Egyptian lotusNymphaea lotus
292Plantsdwarf water-cloverMarsilea minuta
1115Plantsyellow irisIris pseudacorus
2730Plantsgiant water sensitive plantAeschynomene fluitans
2976PlantsEgyptian lotusNymphaea caerulea
2995PlantspepperwortMarsilea
3013Plantssmallflower umbrella sedgeCyperus difformis
3258PlantsstrapwortCorrigiola litoralis litoralis
3266Plantscalla lilyZantedeschia aethiopica
3282PlantsCape blue waterlilyNymphaea capensis
2273Reptiles-CrocodiliansNile CrocodileCrocodylus niloticus
2906Reptiles-CrocodiliansAfrican GavialMecistops cataphractus
2281Reptiles-TurtlesEast African Black Mud TurtlePelusios subniger

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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].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.