speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificName
2958Plantswaterwheel plantAldrovanda vesiculosa
3035PlantsGeyer waterplantainAlisma gramineum
3005Plantslanceleaf water plantainAlisma lanceolatum
1677PlantsEuropean water-plantainAlisma plantago-aquatica
221Reptiles-CrocodiliansAmerican alligatorAlligator mississippiensis
2681Plantswater foxtailAlopecurus geniculatus
489FishesSkipjack HerringAlosa chrysochloris
490FishesAlewifeAlosa pseudoharengus
491FishesAmerican ShadAlosa sapidissima
227PlantsalligatorweedAlternanthera philoxeroides
733FishesYellow BullheadAmeiurus natalis
806FishesWestern Sand DarterAmmocrypta clara
442FishesMidas CichlidAmphilophus citrinellus
1274Reptiles-TurtlesSpiny SoftshellApalone spinifera
1275Reptiles-TurtlesTexas Spiny SoftshellApalone spinifera emoryi
700FishesFourspine SticklebackApeltes quadracus
3127PlantsEuropean marshwortApium nodiflorum
946FishesFreshwater DrumAplodinotus grunniens
2315Crustaceans-Amphipodsa scudApocorophium lacustre
2597Fisheseastern happyAstatotilapia calliptera
436FishesOscarAstronotus ocellatus
2745Plantsmosquito fernAzolla pinnata
255PlantsBrazilian water-hyssopBacopa egensis
230Plantscoastal waterhyssopBacopa monnieri
843FishesPike KillifishBelonesox belizanus
1030Mollusks-Gastropodsghost ramshornBiomphalaria havanensis
987Mollusks-Gastropodsmud bithynia, faucet snailBithynia tentaculata
3103Plantstuberous bulrushBolboschoenus glaucus
161Crustaceans-Cladoceransa water fleaBosmina coregoni
1100Plantsflowering rushButomus umbellatus
162Crustaceans-Cladoceransspiny waterfleaBythotrephes longimanus
231PlantsCarolina fanwortCabomba caroliniana
222Reptiles-CrocodiliansCommon CaimanCaiman crocodilus
2252Crustaceans-CrabsBocourt swimming crabCallinectes bocourti
233Plantspond water-starwortCallitriche stagnalis
508FishesGoldfishCarassius auratus
2392Fishesgoldfish x common carpCarassius auratus x Cyprinus carpio
190Crustaceans-Crabsgreen crabCarcinus maenas
2704Plantslesser pond sedgeCarex acutiformis
341FishesRiver CarpsuckerCarpiodes carpio
342FishesQuillbackCarpiodes cyprinus
1090MammalsAmerican BeaverCastor canadensis
964Marine Fishespeacock hindCephalopholis argus
2265FishesNorthern SnakeheadChanna argus
2266FishesBullseye SnakeheadChanna marulius
191Crustaceans-CrabsIndo-Pacific swimming crabCharybdis hellerii
220Crustaceans-CrayfishAustralian redclaw crayfishCherax quadricarinatus
1233Reptiles-TurtlesMidland Painted TurtleChrysemys picta marginata
437FishesButterfly Peacock BassCichla ocellaris
441FishesBlack AcaraCichlasoma bimaculatum
449FishesYellowbelly CichlidCichlasoma salvini
439FishescichlidCichlasoma sp.
453FishesMayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalmus
1044Mollusks-GastropodsChinese mysterysnailCipangopaludina chinensis
1046Mollusks-GastropodsJapanese mysterysnailCipangopaludina japonica
2916Mollusks-GastropodsmysterysnailCipangopaludina sp.
486FishesWalking CatfishClarias batrachus
92Mollusks-BivalvesAsian clamCorbicula fluminea
2985Mollusks-Bivalvesa freshwater clamCorbicula largillierti
2986Mollusks-Bivalvesa freshwater clamCorbicula squalida
3258PlantsstrapwortCorrigiola litoralis litoralis
228Plantscommon brassbuttonsCotula coronopifolia
513FishesLake ChubCouesius plumbeus
1068Coelenterates-Hydrozoansfreshwater jellyfishCraspedacusta sowerbyi
113Mollusks-BivalvesPacific giant oysterCrassostrea gigas
514FishesGrass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella
2948FishesGrass Carp (triploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
2947FishesGrass Carp (diploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
3280BirdsMute SwanCygnus olor
2819PlantsCuban bulrushCyperus blepharoleptos
3013Plantssmallflower umbrella sedgeCyperus difformis
518FishesRed ShinerCyprinella lutrensis
523FishesSteelcolor ShinerCyprinella whipplei
4FishesCommon CarpCyprinus carpio
3294FishesKoiCyprinus rubrofuscus
2732Crustaceans-Cladoceransa waterfleaDaphnia galeata galeata
164Crustaceans-Cladoceransa waterfleaDaphnia lumholtzi
256Plantshorsefly's eyeDopatrium junceum
492FishesGizzard ShadDorosoma cepedianum
493FishesThreadfin ShadDorosoma petenense
5Mollusks-Bivalveszebra musselDreissena polymorpha
95Mollusks-Bivalvesquagga musselDreissena rostriformis bugensis
3118Mollusks-Bivalvesa dreissenid musselDreissena sp.
23Crustaceans-Amphipodsa scudEchinogammarus ischnus
1107PlantsBrazilian waterweedEgeria densa
3123Plantsblacksand spikerushEleocharis pachycarpa
64Amphibians-FrogsRio Grande Chirping FrogEleutherodactylus cystignathoides
61Amphibians-FrogsGreenhouse FrogEleutherodactylus planirostris
2843PlantsCanadian waterweedElodea canadensis
182Crustaceans-CrabsChinese mitten crabEriocheir sinensis
675FishesGrass PickerelEsox americanus vermiculatus
676FishesNorthern PikeEsox lucius
681FishesChain PickerelEsox niger
809FishesRainbow DarterEtheostoma caeruleum
1200Crustaceans-ShrimpSiberian prawnExopalaemon modestus
210Crustaceans-Crayfishcalico crayfishFaxonius immunis
211Crustaceans-CrayfishGolden crayfishFaxonius luteus
2614Crustaceans-Crayfishgap ringed crayfishFaxonius neglectus chaenodactylus
214Crustaceans-CrayfishRusty CrayfishFaxonius rusticus
215Crustaceans-CrayfishVirile Crayfish, Northern CrayfishFaxonius virilis
694FishesPlains KillifishFundulus zebrinus
846FishesWestern MosquitofishGambusia affinis
2650Crustaceans-Amphipodstiger scudGammarus tigrinus
702FishesThreespine SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus
541FishesRio Grande ChubGila pandora
257PlantsmudmatsGlossostigma cleistanthum
2953Plantswater mannagrassGlyceria fluitans
1120Plantsreed mannagrassGlyceria maxima
7FishesRuffeGymnocephalus cernua
457FishesAfrican JewelfishHemichromis letourneuxi
183Crustaceans-CrabsAsian shore crabHemigrapsus sanguineus
2627Crustaceans-Mysidsbloody red shrimpHemimysis anomala
3019Marine Fishespennant coralfishHeniochus acuminatus
443FishesRio Grande CichlidHerichthys cyanoguttatus
543FishesCalifornia RoachHesperoleucus symmetricus
2659Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodHeteropsyllus nr nunni
2371Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodHeteropsyllus nunni
3260Plantscrimsoneyed rosemallowHibiscus moscheutos moscheutos
726FishesGoldeyeHiodon alosoides
727FishesMooneyeHiodon tergisus
338FishesBrown HoploHoplosternum littorale
3198FishesPallid ShinerHybopsis amnis
6PlantshydrillaHydrilla verticillata
2942Plantsdioecious hydrillaHydrilla verticillata [dioecious]
2943Plantsmonoecious hydrillaHydrilla verticillata [monoecious]
1110PlantsEuropean frogbitHydrocharis morsus-ranae
2587MammalscapybaraHydrochoerus hydrochaeris
225PlantshygroHygrophila polysperma
53Amphibians-FrogsGreen TreefrogHyla cinerea
55Amphibians-FrogsBarking TreefrogHyla gratiosa
2581Amphibians-FrogsSquirrel TreefrogHyla squirella
1121PlantsWest Indian marsh grassHymenachne amplexicaulis
549FishesSilver CarpHypophthalmichthys molitrix
550Fisheshybrid silver/bighead carpHypophthalmichthys molitrix x nobilis
551FishesBighead CarpHypophthalmichthys nobilis
3147Fishesbigheaded carpsHypophthalmichthys sp.
761FishesSuckermouth CatfishHypostomus plecostomus
2638Marine FishesTessellated BlennyHypsoblennius invemar
740FishesBlue CatfishIctalurus furcatus
2341FishesChannel CatfishIctalurus punctatus
361FishesSmallmouth BuffaloIctiobus bubalus
362FishesBigmouth BuffaloIctiobus cyprinellus
552FishesLeast ChubIotichthys phlegethontis
234Plantswater spinachIpomoea aquatica
1115Plantsyellow irisIris pseudacorus
3128Plantsbulbous rushJuncus bulbosus
2691Plantsroundfruit rushJuncus compressus
3278Plantslamp rushJuncus effusus solutus
1268Reptiles-TurtlesMississippi mud turtleKinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
1116Plantsdotted duckweedLandoltia punctata
756FishesSpotted GarLepisosteus oculatus
379FishesRedbreast SunfishLepomis auritus
380FishesGreen SunfishLepomis cyanellus
376FishesWarmouthLepomis gulosus
383FishesOrangespotted SunfishLepomis humilis
390FishesRedear SunfishLepomis microlophus
3285PlantsWest Indian spongeplantLimnobium laevigatum
71Amphibians-FrogsAmerican BullfrogLithobates catesbeianus
72Amphibians-FrogsGreen FrogLithobates clamitans
76Amphibians-FrogsSouthern Leopard FrogLithobates sphenocephalus
696FishesBluefin KillifishLucania goodei
697FishesRainwater KillifishLucania parva
3284Plantslarge-flower primrose-willowLudwigia cf. grandiflora/hexapetala
253Plantslarge-flower primrose-willowLudwigia grandiflora
2979Plantssix petal water primroseLudwigia hexapetala
3215Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides
3012Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides glabrescens
2808Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides montevidensis
2645Plantsfloating primrosewillowLudwigia peploides peploides
2954PlantsPeruvian primrose-willowLudwigia peruviana
771Marine Fishesblacktail snapperLutjanus fulvus
774Marine Fishesbluestripe snapperLutjanus kasmira
3001PlantsTropical American watergrassLuziola subintegra
1684Plantslarge yellow loosestrifeLysimachia punctata
2969Plantshyssop loosestrifeLythrum hyssopifolia
3131Plantsspatulaleaf loosestrifeLythrum portula
239Plantspurple loosestrifeLythrum salicaria
3132Plantsthreebract loosestrifeLythrum tribracteatum
1201Crustaceans-ShrimpTahitian prawnMacrobrachium lar
2261FishesSpotfin Spiny EelMacrognathus siamensis
981Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant ramshornMarisa cornuarietis
292Plantsdwarf water-cloverMarsilea minuta
2615PlantsAustralian water-cloverMarsilea mutica
293PlantsEuropean water-cloverMarsilea quadrifolia
2995PlantspepperwortMarsilea sp.
1037Mollusks-Gastropodsred-rim melaniaMelanoides tuberculata
1038Mollusks-Gastropodsfawn melaniaMelanoides turriculus
2903FishesMississippi SilversideMenidia audens
2698PlantsgingermintMentha X gracilis
3261PlantspeppermintMentha X piperita
2794Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodMesocyclops pehpeiensis
396FishesSmallmouth BassMicropterus dolomieu
364FishesSpotted SuckerMinytrema melanops
498FishesOriental WeatherfishMisgurnus anguillicaudatus
2740Fishesjowled swamp eelsMonopterus sp.
777FishesWhite PerchMorone americana
779FishesWhite BassMorone chrysops
785FishesYellow BassMorone mississippiensis
787FishesStriped BassMorone saxatilis
3245FishesGray RedhorseMoxostoma congestum
368FishesGreater JumprockMoxostoma lachneri
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
1117Plantsricefield waternymphNajas graminea
2825PlantsGuadalupe waternymphNajas guadalupensis guadalupensis
2674Plantsspiny waternymphNajas marina
1118Plantsbrittle waternymphNajas minor
2955Plantsonerow yellowcressNasturtium microphyllum
229Plantswater-cressNasturtium officinale
3163Plantsa watercressNasturtium sp.
713FishesRound GobyNeogobius melanostomus
1688Plantsstarry stonewortNitellopsis obtusa
3194FishesTexas ShinerNotropis amabilis
603FishesOzark MinnowNotropis nubilus
251PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata
3072PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata odorata
2216Plantscrested floating-heartNymphoides cristata
2988PlantsHumboldt's floating-heartNymphoides humboldtiana
243Plantsyellow floating-heartNymphoides peltata
3003PlantsfloatingheartNymphoides sp.
910FishesRainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss
915FishesSockeye SalmonOncorhynchus nerka
463FishesBlue TilapiaOreochromis aureus
468FishesNile TilapiaOreochromis niloticus
2788FishestilapiaOreochromis sp.
796FishesRainbow SmeltOsmerus mordax
57Amphibians-FrogsCuban TreefrogOsteopilus septentrionalis
1113Plantsduck-lettuceOttelia alismoides
200Crustaceans-CrayfishSignal crayfishPacifastacus leniusculus
2620Crustaceans-ShrimpMississippi Grass ShrimpPalaemonetes kadiakensis
445FishesJaguar GuapoteParachromis managuensis
3134Plantsstrigose sicklegrassParapholis strigosa
2335Bryozoansmagnificent bryozoanPectinatella magnifica
3262Plantsgreen arrow arumPeltandra virginica
1209Crustaceans-ShrimpAsian tiger shrimpPenaeus monodon
110Mollusks-Bivalvesgreen musselPerna viridis
3223Plantsmarshpepper knotweedPersicaria hydropiper
836FishesSea LampreyPetromyzon marinus
617FishesSuckermouth MinnowPhenacobius mirabilis
262Plantswoolly frogs mouthPhilydrum lanuginosum
2854Plantsred root floaterPhyllanthus fluitans
1192Coelenterates-ScyphozoanAustralian spotted jellyfishPhyllorhiza punctata
621FishesFathead MinnowPimephales promelas
623FishesBullhead MinnowPimephales vigilax
1099Plantswater lettucePistia stratiotes
866FishesGila TopminnowPoeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis
980Mollusks-Gastropodschanneled applesnailPomacea canaliculata
986Mollusks-Gastropodsan applesnailPomacea cf. canaliculata/maculata
2662Mollusks-Gastropodsspike-topped applesnailPomacea diffusa
2633Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant applesnailPomacea maculata
985Mollusks-GastropodsFlorida applesnailPomacea paludosa
408FishesWhite CrappiePomoxis annularis
2758Plantsanchored waterhyacinthPontederia azurea
2796PlantspickerelweedPontederia cordata
1130Plantsfloating waterhyacinthPontederia crassipes
1134Plantscurly-leaf pondweedPotamogeton crispus
3263PlantsOakes' pondweedPotamogeton oakesianus
1008Mollusks-GastropodsNew Zealand mudsnailPotamopyrgus antipodarum
216Crustaceans-CrayfishWhite River CrayfishProcambarus acutus acutus
217Crustaceans-CrayfishRed Swamp CrayfishProcambarus clarkii
714FishesFreshwater Tubenose GobyProterorhinus semilunaris
963Marine FisheslionfishPterois volitans/miles
767FishesVermiculated Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys disjunctivus
769FishesAmazon Sailfin CatfishPterygoplichthys pardalis
770Fishessailfin armored catfishPterygoplichthys sp.
3135Plantsseaside alkaligrassPuccinellia maritima
750FishesFlathead CatfishPylodictis olivaris
1012Mollusks-GastropodsEuropean ear snailRadix auricularia
48Amphibians-FrogsCane ToadRhinella marina
197Crustaceans-CrabsHarris mud crabRhithropanopeus harrisii
2682PlantskeekRorippa sylvestris
1092Plantsgrassy arrowheadSagittaria graminea graminea
3031Plantsdelta arrowheadSagittaria platyphylla
1095Plantssessilefruit arrowheadSagittaria rigida
931FishesBrown TroutSalmo trutta
939FishesBrook TroutSalvelinus fontinalis
3300FishesBull Trout x Brook Trout hybridSalvelinus fontinalis x confluentus
297Plantswater spanglesSalvinia minima
298Plantsgiant salviniaSalvinia molesta
831FishesWalleyeSander vitreus
477FishesBlackchin TilapiaSarotherodon melanotheron
3264Plantspurple pitcherplantSarracenia purpurea purpurea
3265Plantslizard's tailSaururus cernuus
648FishesRuddScardinius erythrophthalmus
2963Plantsbog bulrushSchoenoplectiella mucronata
2798PlatyhelminthesAsian tapewormSchyzocotyle acheilognathi
3053Plantstropical nutrushScleria microcarpa
2982PlantsLa Plata sandspurrySpergularia platensis
1125Plantssmooth cordgrassSporobolus alterniflorus
1126Plantscommon cordgrassSporobolus anglicus
1127Plantsdense-flowered cordgrassSporobolus densiflorus
1128Plantssaltmeadow cordgrassSporobolus pumilus
2983Plantshybrid smooth cordgrassSporobolus X alterniflorus
2962Plantsbroadleaf pondweedStuckenia pectinata
3141Plantssoutheastern annual saltmarsh asterSymphyotrichum subulatum
3227PlantsBahaman asterSymphyotrichum subulatum
1039Mollusks-Gastropodsquilted melaniaTarebia granifera
2793Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodThermocyclops crassus
481Fisheszebra tilapiaTilapia buttikoferi
482FishesSpotted TilapiaTilapia mariae
480Fishesunidentified tilapiaTilapia sp.
1261Reptiles-TurtlesRed-eared SliderTrachemys scripta elegans
2974Plantswater chestnutTrapa bispinosa
263Plantswater chestnutTrapa natans
3249Marine Fisheswhitetip reef sharkTriaenodon obesus
716FishesShimofuri GobyTridentiger bifasciatus
2679Plantsnarrow-leaved cattailTypha angustifolia
3020Plantssouthern cattailTypha domingensis
3021Plantsbroadleaf cattailTypha latifolia
3248Plantsgraceful cattailTypha laxmannii
3292PlantscattailTypha sp.
2961Plantswhite cattailTypha X glauca
977FishesCentral MudminnowUmbra limi
238Plantsswollen bladderwortUtricularia inflata
790Marine FisheskandaValamugil engeli
1114Plantswild-celeryVallisneria americana
1043Mollusks-GastropodsEuropean stream valvataValvata piscinalis
3054Plantswater speedwellVeronica anagallis-aquatica
1047Mollusks-Gastropodsbanded mysterysnailViviparus georgianus
67Amphibians-FrogsAfrican Clawed FrogXenopus laevis
869FishesGreen SwordtailXiphophorus hellerii
872FishesSouthern PlatyfishXiphophorus maculatus
3266Plantscalla lilyZantedeschia aethiopica
1129Plantsnorthern wildriceZizania palustris
3097Plantsnorthern wildriceZizania palustris
1135Plantsdwarf eelgrassZostera japonica

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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