speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificName
300FishesWhite SturgeonAcipenser transmontanus
2970Plantssingle-vein sweetflagAcorus calamus
3004Plantsgolden leatherfernAcrostichum aureum
435Fishesblue acaraAequidens pulcher
2730Plantsgiant water sensitive plantAeschynomene fluitans
2958Plantswaterwheel plantAldrovanda vesiculosa
221Reptiles-CrocodiliansAmerican alligatorAlligator mississippiensis
491FishesAmerican ShadAlosa sapidissima
227PlantsalligatorweedAlternanthera philoxeroides
729FishesWhite CatfishAmeiurus catus
305FishesBowfinAmia calva
442FishesMidas CichlidAmphilophus citrinellus
306Fishesclimbing perchAnabas testudineus
308FishesEuropean eelAnguilla anguilla
310FishesAmerican EelAnguilla rostrata
311Fishesunidentified eelAnguilla sp.
1274Reptiles-TurtlesSpiny SoftshellApalone spinifera
1275Reptiles-TurtlesTexas Spiny SoftshellApalone spinifera emoryi
2625Reptiles-TurtlesPallid Spiny SoftshellApalone spinifera pallida
416Fishesbloodfin tetraAphyocharax anisitsi
447FishesConvict CichlidArchocentrus nigrofasciatus
436FishesOscarAstronotus ocellatus
2745Plantsfeathered mosquitofernAzolla pinnata pinnata
230Plantscoastal waterhyssopBacopa monnieri
3069Plantscreeping waterhyssopBacopa repens
633Fishestinfoil barbBarbonymus schwanenfeldii
843FishesPike KillifishBelonesox belizanus
326FishesSiamese fighting fishBetta splendens
1100Plantsflowering rushButomus umbellatus
162Crustaceans-Cladoceransspiny waterfleaBythotrephes longimanus
231PlantsCarolina fanwortCabomba caroliniana
222Reptiles-CrocodiliansCommon CaimanCaiman crocodilus
233Plantspond water-starwortCallitriche stagnalis
3099Plantsmaraca amarillaCanna glauca
508FishesGoldfishCarassius auratus
3051Plantstriangle waterfernCeratopteris richardii
2265FishesNorthern SnakeheadChanna argus
220Crustaceans-CrayfishAustralian redclaw crayfishCherax quadricarinatus
1229Reptiles-TurtlesPainted TurtleChrysemys picta
1232Reptiles-TurtlesSouthern Painted TurtleChrysemys picta dorsalis
1233Reptiles-TurtlesMidland Painted TurtleChrysemys picta marginata
441FishesBlack AcaraCichlasoma bimaculatum
453FishesMayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalmus
1044Mollusks-GastropodsChinese mysterysnailCipangopaludina chinensis
486FishesWalking CatfishClarias batrachus
3257FishesSharptooth catfishClarias gariepinus
329Fishesdwarf gouramiColisa lalia
3258PlantsstrapwortCorrigiola litoralis litoralis
228Plantscommon brassbuttonsCotula coronopifolia
223Reptiles-CrocodiliansAmerican crocodileCrocodylus acutus
2273Reptiles-CrocodiliansNile CrocodileCrocodylus niloticus
514FishesGrass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella
2947FishesGrass Carp (diploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
2948FishesGrass Carp (triploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
307Fishestwospot climbing perchCtenopoma nigropannosum
701FishesBrook SticklebackCulaea inconstans
2819PlantsCuban bulrushCyperus blepharoleptos
3013Plantssmallflower umbrella sedgeCyperus difformis
2997PlantspapyrusCyperus papyrus
518FishesRed ShinerCyprinella lutrensis
654FishesDesert PupfishCyprinodon macularius
4FishesCommon CarpCyprinus carpio
3294FishesKoiCyprinus rubrofuscus
505Fisheszebra danioDanio rerio
493FishesThreadfin ShadDorosoma petenense
3120Plantsthreadleaf sundewDrosera filiformis
1107PlantsBrazilian waterweedEgeria densa
1130Plantsfloating waterhyacinthEichhornia crassipes
2999PlantsBrazilian water hyacinthEichhornia paniculata
3125Plantsbuffalo spinachEnydra fluctuans
676FishesNorthern PikeEsox lucius
679FishesMuskellungeEsox masquinongy
2576Reptiles-SnakesYellow AnacondaEunectes notaeus
215Crustaceans-CrayfishVirile Crayfish, Northern CrayfishFaxonius virilis
846FishesWestern MosquitofishGambusia affinis
455FisheseartheaterGeophagus sp.
1120Plantsreed mannagrassGlyceria maxima
1235Reptiles-TurtlesBog TurtleGlyptemys muhlenbergii
1243Reptiles-TurtlesFalse Map TurtleGraptemys pseudogeographica
2626Reptiles-TurtlesMap turtleGraptemys spp.
420Fishesblack tetraGymnocorymbus ternetzi
725Fisheskissing gouramiHelostoma temminkii
457FishesAfrican JewelfishHemichromis letourneuxi
183Crustaceans-CrabsAsian shore crabHemigrapsus sanguineus
443FishesRio Grande CichlidHerichthys cyanoguttatus
3142Plantsmud plantainHeteranthera limosa
3260Plantscrimsoneyed rosemallowHibiscus moscheutos moscheutos
338FishesBrown HoploHoplosternum littorale
2913FishesGünther's catfishHorabagrus brachysoma
6PlantshydrillaHydrilla verticillata
2943Plantsmonoecious hydrillaHydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
1110PlantsEuropean frogbitHydrocharis morsus-ranae
2587MammalscapybaraHydrochoerus hydrochaeris
1101Plantswater-poppyHydrocleys nymphoides
2993PlantsstarhornHygrophila corymbosa
2994Plantswater-wisteriaHygrophila difformis
225PlantshygroHygrophila polysperma
549FishesSilver CarpHypophthalmichthys molitrix
550Fisheshybrid silver/bighead carpHypophthalmichthys molitrix x nobilis
551FishesBighead CarpHypophthalmichthys nobilis
3147Fishesbighead carpsHypophthalmichthys sp.
761FishesSuckermouth CatfishHypostomus plecostomus
762Fishessuckermouth catfishHypostomus sp.
740FishesBlue CatfishIctalurus furcatus
362FishesBigmouth BuffaloIctiobus cyprinellus
552FishesLeast ChubIotichthys phlegethontis
234Plantswater spinachIpomoea aquatica
1115Plantsyellow irisIris pseudacorus
3128Plantsbulbous rushJuncus bulbosus
3276Plantslamp rushJuncus effusus
1267Reptiles-TurtlesEastern Mud TurtleKinosternon subrubrum
318FishesBrook SilversideLabidesthes sicculus
1116Plantsdotted duckweedLandoltia punctata
379FishesRedbreast SunfishLepomis auritus
312Fishesbanded leporinusLeporinus fasciatus
557FishesIdeLeuciscus idus
1112PlantsspongeplantLimnobium
3286PlantsfrogbiteLimnobium spongia
259PlantsAsian marshweedLimnophila sessiliflora
71Amphibians-FrogsAmerican BullfrogLithobates catesbeianus
3064Plantswingleaf primrose-willowLudwigia decurrens
2979Plantssix petal water primroseLudwigia hexapetala
2808Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides montevidensis
3269PlantsKripaLumnitzera racemosa
1684Plantslarge yellow loosestrifeLysimachia punctata
239Plantspurple lythrumLythrum salicaria
1201Crustaceans-ShrimpTahitian prawnMacrobrachium lar
1205Crustaceans-Shrimpbrackish river prawnMacrobrachium macrobrachion
1202Crustaceans-Shrimpbristled river shrimpMacrobrachium olfersii
1203Crustaceans-Shrimpgiant river prawnMacrobrachium rosenbergii
330Fishesparadise fishMacropodus opercularis
2995PlantspepperwortMarsilea
3043PlantsnardooMarsilea drummondii
292Plantsdwarf water-cloverMarsilea minuta
2615PlantsAustralian water-cloverMarsilea mutica
2991PlantsPacific watercloverMarsilea oligospora
293PlantsEuropean water-cloverMarsilea quadrifolia
1228Reptiles-TurtlesChinese Three-keeled Pond TurtleMauremys reevesii
2901Reptiles-TurtlesChinese Stripe-necked TurtleMauremys sinensis
2906Reptiles-CrocodiliansAfrican GavialMecistops cataphractus
776Fishesblack-banded rainbowfishMelanotaenia nigrans
3261PlantspeppermintMentha X piperita
423FishesmetynnisMetynnis sp.
498FishesOriental WeatherfishMisgurnus anguillicaudatus
424Fishesredeye tetraMoenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
974FishesAsian Swamp EelMonopterus albus
777FishesWhite PerchMorone americana
784FisheswiperMorone chrysops x M. saxatilis
787FishesStriped BassMorone saxatilis
1102Plantsmarsh dewflowerMurdannia keisak
573FishesBlack CarpMylopharyngodon piceus
2949FishesBlack Carp (diploid)Mylopharyngodon piceus
2950FishesBlack Carp (triploid)Mylopharyngodon piceus
1089MammalsnutriaMyocastor coypus
2686Plantsforget-me-notMyosotis scorpioides
235Plantsparrot featherMyriophyllum aquaticum
236Plantsvariable-leaf watermilfoilMyriophyllum heterophyllum
237PlantsEurasian watermilfoilMyriophyllum spicatum
2960Plantshybrid watermilfoilMyriophyllum X spicatum
1142Crustaceans-Mysidsopossum shrimpMysis diluviana
2825PlantsGuadalupe waternymphNajas guadalupensis guadalupensis
2955Plantsonerow yellowcressNasturtium microphyllum
229Plantswater-cressNasturtium officinale
156Amphibians-SalamandersMudpuppyNecturus maculosus
244Plantssacred lotusNelumbo nucifera
713FishesRound GobyNeogobius melanostomus
1195Reptiles-SnakesFlorida WatersnakeNerodia fasciata pictiventris
3002PlantswaterlilyNymphaea
2976PlantsEgyptian lotusNymphaea caerulea
247Plantscape blue waterlilyNymphaea capensis
3282PlantsCape blue waterlilyNymphaea capensis
249Plantswhite Egyptian lotusNymphaea lotus
251PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata
3072PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata odorata
2216Plantscrested floating-heartNymphoides cristata
243Plantsyellow floating-heartNymphoides peltata
3046PlantsJava waterdropwortOenanthe javanica
890FishesCutthroat TroutOncorhynchus clarkii
906FishesPink SalmonOncorhynchus gorbuscha
910FishesRainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss
915FishesSockeye SalmonOncorhynchus nerka
2555MammalsmuskratOndatra zibethicus
463FishesBlue TilapiaOreochromis aureus
466FishesMozambique TilapiaOreochromis mossambicus
468FishesNile TilapiaOreochromis niloticus
2788FishesTilapia speciesOreochromis sp.
469FishesWami TilapiaOreochromis urolepis
433FishestilapiaOreochromis, Sarotherodon, Tilapia sp.
796FishesRainbow SmeltOsmerus mordax
799FishesSilver ArowanaOsteoglossum bicirrhosum
2647MammalsSouth American sea lionOtaria flavescens
1113Plantsduck-lettuceOttelia alismoides
2620Crustaceans-ShrimpMississippi Grass ShrimpPalaemonetes kadiakensis
500Fishescoolie loachPangio kuhlii
445FishesJaguar GuapoteParachromis managuensis
1278Reptiles-TurtlesChinese softshellPelodiscus sinensis
3262Plantsgreen arrow arumPeltandra virginica
1209Crustaceans-ShrimpAsian tiger shrimpPenaeus monodon
3223Plantsmarshpepper knotweedPersicaria hydropiper
630Fishesrosy barbPethia conchonius
632Fishesdwarf barbPethia gelius
836FishesSea LampreyPetromyzon marinus
262Plantswoolly frog's mouthPhilydrum lanuginosum
2854Plantsred root floaterPhyllanthus fluitans
427Fishespirapatinga, red-bellied pacuPiaractus brachypomus
621FishesFathead MinnowPimephales promelas
1099Plantswater lettucePistia stratiotes
859Fishesblack mollyPoecilia latipinna x velifera
863FishesGuppyPoecilia reticulata
864FishesMexican MollyPoecilia sphenops
865FishesPorthole LivebearerPoeciliopsis gracilis
876FishesPaddlefishPolyodon spathula
986Mollusks-Gastropodsan applesnailPomacea cf. canaliculata/maculata
2633Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant applesnailPomacea maculata
2796PlantspickerelweedPontederia cordata
1134Plantscurly-leaf pondweedPotamogeton crispus
3263PlantsOakes' pondweedPotamogeton oakesianus
216Crustaceans-CrayfishWhite River CrayfishProcambarus acutus acutus
217Crustaceans-CrayfishRed Swamp CrayfishProcambarus clarkii
2897Crustaceans-CrayfishSouthern White River CrayfishProcambarus zonangulus
1250Reptiles-TurtlesRiver CooterPseudemys concinna
1256Reptiles-TurtlesRed-bellied Turtles and CootersPseudemys spp.
963Marine FisheslionfishPterois volitans/miles
475Fishesfreshwater angelfishPterophyllum scalare
770Fishessailfin armored catfishPterygoplichthys sp.
635Fishestiger barbPuntigrus tetrazona
750FishesFlathead CatfishPylodictis olivaris
2987FishesCobiaRachycentron canadum
48Amphibians-FrogsCane ToadRhinella marina
881FishesGiant RivulusRivulus hartii
448FishesJack DempseyRocio octofasciata
2611Plantsroundleaf toothcupRotala rotundifolia
1092Plantsgrassy arrowheadSagittaria graminea graminea
1095Plantssessilefruit arrowheadSagittaria rigida
926FishesAtlantic SalmonSalmo salar
931FishesBrown TroutSalmo trutta
939FishesBrook TroutSalvelinus fontinalis
297Plantswater spanglesSalvinia minima
298Plantsgiant salviniaSalvinia molesta
3226PlantsOblong SalviniaSalvinia oblongifolia
477FishesBlackchin TilapiaSarotherodon melanotheron
3264Plantspurple pitcherplantSarracenia purpurea purpurea
3265Plantslizard's tailSaururus cernuus
648FishesRuddScardinius erythrophthalmus
3139Plantspeacock spikemossSelaginella uncinata
1269Reptiles-TurtlesEastern Musk TurtleSternotherus odoratus
3141Plantssoutheastern annual saltmarsh asterSymphyotrichum subulatum
754Marine FishesTautogTautoga onitis
2549Fishesspotted green pufferfishTetraodon nigroviridis
446FishesFiremouth CichlidThorichthys meeki
943FishesArctic GraylingThymallus arcticus
482FishesSpotted TilapiaTilapia mariae
483Fishesredbreast tilapiaTilapia rendalli
480Fishesunidentified tilapiaTilapia sp.
485FishesRedbelly TilapiaTilapia zillii
652FishesTenchTinca tinca
1261Reptiles-TurtlesRed-eared SliderTrachemys scripta elegans
1262Reptiles-TurtlesYellow-bellied SliderTrachemys scripta scripta
263Plantswater chestnutTrapa natans
328Fishesthicklipped gouramiTrichogaster labiosa
332Fishesthree-spot gouramiTrichogaster trichopterus
331Fishespearl gouramiTrichopodus leerii
333FishesCroaking GouramiTrichopsis vittata
3292PlantscattailTypha
2679Plantsnarrow-leaved cattailTypha angustifolia
3020Plantssouthern cattailTypha domingensis
3021Plantsbroadleaf cattailTypha latifolia
3248Plantsgraceful cattailTypha laxmannii
2961Plantswhite cattailTypha X glauca
238Plantsswollen bladderwortUtricularia inflata
1114Plantswild-celeryVallisneria americana
1086Reptiles-LizardsCommon Water MonitorVaranus salvator
3054Plantswater speedwellVeronica anagallis-aquatica
67Amphibians-FrogsAfrican Clawed FrogXenopus laevis
869FishesGreen SwordtailXiphophorus hellerii
872FishesSouthern PlatyfishXiphophorus maculatus
868FishesplatyfishXiphophorus sp.
874FishesVariable PlatyfishXiphophorus variatus
3266Plantscalla lilyZantedeschia aethiopica
1129Plantsnorthern wildriceZizania palustris

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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