speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificNameFreshwater_Marine
71Amphibians-FrogsAmerican BullfrogLithobates catesbeianus Brackish
1050Coelenterates-HydrozoansBlack Sea jellyfishBlackfordia virginicaBrackish
1060Coelenterates-Hydrozoansfreshwater hydroidCordylophora caspia Brackish
1192Coelenterates-ScyphozoanAustralian spotted jellyfishPhyllorhiza punctataBrackish
2827Crustaceans-Amphipodsa New Zealand amphipodParacorophium lucasi Brackish
2621Crustaceans-BarnaclesTitan acorn barnacleMegabalanus coccopomaBrackish
175Crustaceans-Copepodsa calanoid copepodPseudodiaptomus forbesiBrackish
168Crustaceans-CopepodsAsian calanoid copepodSinocalanus doerri Brackish
2750Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodTachidius triangularisBrackish
2252Crustaceans-CrabsBocourt swimming crabCallinectes bocourtiBrackish
190Crustaceans-Crabsgreen crabCarcinus maenasBrackish
191Crustaceans-CrabsIndo-Pacific swimming crabCharybdis helleriiBrackish
182Crustaceans-CrabsChinese mitten crabEriocheir sinensisBrackish
183Crustaceans-CrabsAsian shore crabHemigrapsus sanguineusBrackish
197Crustaceans-CrabsHarris mud crabRhithropanopeus harrisii Brackish
217Crustaceans-CrayfishRed Swamp CrayfishProcambarus clarkiiBrackish
2409Crustaceans-Isopodsan asellid isopodCaecidotea racovitzaiBrackish
1212Crustaceans-Shrimpwhiteleg shrimpLitopenaeus vannamei Brackish
1201Crustaceans-ShrimpTahitian prawnMacrobrachium larBrackish
1205Crustaceans-Shrimpbrackish river prawnMacrobrachium macrobrachionBrackish
2620Crustaceans-ShrimpMississippi Grass ShrimpPalaemonetes kadiakensis Brackish
1207Crustaceans-ShrimpEastern grass shrimpPalaemonetes paludosus Brackish
1209Crustaceans-ShrimpAsian tiger shrimpPenaeus monodonBrackish
491FishesAmerican ShadAlosa sapidissimaBrackish
755FishesAlligator GarAtractosteus spatulaBrackish
843FishesPike KillifishBelonesox belizanus Brackish
2265FishesNorthern SnakeheadChanna argusBrackish
453FishesMayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalma Brackish
486FishesWalking CatfishClarias batrachusBrackish
419Fishesunidentified pacuColossoma or Piaractus sp.Brackish
514FishesGrass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella Brackish
493FishesThreadfin ShadDorosoma petenenseBrackish
846FishesWestern MosquitofishGambusia affinis Brackish
2405FishesHighfin GobyGobionellus oceanicusBrackish
338FishesBrown HoploHoplosternum littorale Brackish
549FishesSilver CarpHypophthalmichthys molitrix Brackish
551FishesBighead CarpHypophthalmichthys nobilis Brackish
853Fishesbanded limiaLimia vittata Brackish
697FishesRainwater KillifishLucania parvaBrackish
2903FishesMississippi SilversideMenidia audensBrackish
787FishesStriped BassMorone saxatilisBrackish
573FishesBlack CarpMylopharyngodon piceusBrackish
463FishesBlue TilapiaOreochromis aureusBrackish
466FishesMozambique TilapiaOreochromis mossambicusBrackish
468FishesNile TilapiaOreochromis niloticusBrackish
838Fishesredtail catfishPhractocephalus hemioliopterusBrackish
858FishesSailfin MollyPoecilia latipinnaBrackish
863FishesGuppyPoecilia reticulataBrackish
2639FishesGuaruPoecilia viviparaBrackish
767FishesVermiculated Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys disjunctivusBrackish
769FishesAmazon Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys pardalisBrackish
770Fishessailfin armored catfishPterygoplichthys sp. Brackish
448FishesJack DempseyRocio octofasciataBrackish
926FishesAtlantic SalmonSalmo salarBrackish
477FishesBlackchin TilapiaSarotherodon melanotheronBrackish
482FishesSpotted TilapiaTilapia mariae Brackish
716FishesShimofuri GobyTridentiger bifasciatusBrackish
869FishesGreen SwordtailXiphophorus helleriiBrackish
1089MammalsnutriaMyocastor coypusBrackish
707Marine FishesYellowfin GobyAcanthogobius flavimanusBrackish
708Marine FishesLongjaw MudsuckerGillichthys mirabilisBrackish
2255Marine Fishesmangrove gobyMugilogobius cavifronsBrackish
2256Marine Fishesfang-toothed blennyOmobranchus feroxBrackish
963Marine FisheslionfishPterois volitans/miles Brackish
945Marine FishesscatScatophagus argusBrackish
3607Marine FishesJarbua teraponTerapon jarbuaBrackish
715Marine FishesShokihaze GobyTridentiger barbatusBrackish
717Marine FishesChameleon GobyTridentiger trigonocephalusBrackish
92Mollusks-BivalvesAsian clamCorbicula fluminea Brackish
106Mollusks-BivalvesCharru musselMytella charruana Brackish
110Mollusks-Bivalvesgreen musselPerna viridisBrackish
1037Mollusks-Gastropodsred-rim melaniaMelanoides tuberculataBrackish
2633Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant applesnailPomacea maculataBrackish
1008Mollusks-GastropodsNew Zealand mudsnailPotamopyrgus antipodarum Brackish
3014Mollusks-Gastropodsa crownsnailPyrgophorus parvulusBrackish
3004Plantsgolden leatherfernAcrostichum aureumBrackish
227PlantsalligatorweedAlternanthera philoxeroidesBrackish
2968Plantstidalmarsh amaranthAmaranthus cannabinusBrackish
3008Plantsgray mangroveAvicennia marinaBrackish
3268PlantsturtleweedBatis maritimaBrackish
2676Plantstworank sedgeCarex distichaBrackish
228Plantscommon brassbuttonsCotula coronopifoliaBrackish
2819PlantsCuban bulrushCyperus blepharoleptosBrackish
3013Plantssmallflower umbrella sedgeCyperus difformisBrackish
1130Plantscommon water-hyacinthEichhornia crassipes Brackish
2942Plantsdioecious hydrillaHydrilla verticillata Brackish
2943Plantsmonoecious hydrillaHydrilla verticillata Brackish
2673Plantssaltmeadow rushJuncus gerardii Brackish
253Plantslarge-flower primrose-willowLudwigia grandiflora Brackish
3269Plantswhite-flowered black mangroveLumnitzera racemosa Brackish
235Plantsparrot featherMyriophyllum aquaticum Brackish
237PlantsEurasian watermilfoilMyriophyllum spicatumBrackish
1123PlantsriceOryza sativaBrackish
1124Plantstorpedo grassPanicum repens Brackish
1134Plantscurly-leaf pondweedPotamogeton crispusBrackish
3135Plantsseaside alkaligrassPuccinellia maritimaBrackish
297Plantswater spanglesSalvinia minima Brackish
298Plantsgiant salviniaSalvinia molestaBrackish
2983Plantshybrid smooth cordgrassSporobolus × alterniflorusBrackish
1125Plantssmooth cordgrassSporobolus alterniflorusBrackish
1126Plantscommon cordgrassSporobolus anglicusBrackish
1128Plantssaltmeadow cordgrassSporobolus pumilusBrackish
1127Plantspurple dropseedSporobolus purpurascensBrackish
2679Plantsnarrow-leaved cattailTypha angustifoliaBrackish
1135PlantsJapanese eelgrassZostera japonica Brackish
223Reptiles-CrocodiliansAmerican crocodileCrocodylus acutusBrackish
2273Reptiles-CrocodiliansNile CrocodileCrocodylus niloticusBrackish
1278Reptiles-TurtlesChinese softshellPelodiscus sinensisBrackish
1261Reptiles-TurtlesRed-eared SliderTrachemys scripta elegansBrackish

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2023].

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