speciesspecies_IDSpeciesGroupSpeciesCommon_NameScientificName
2958Plantswaterwheel plantAldrovanda vesiculosa
3035PlantsGeyer waterplantainAlisma gramineum
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
946FishesFreshwater DrumAplodinotus grunniens
2315Crustaceans-Amphipodsa scudApocorophium lacustre
436FishesOscarAstronotus ocellatus
287PlantsPacific mosquitofernAzolla filiculoides
2745Plantsfeathered mosquitofernAzolla pinnata pinnata
255PlantsBrazilian water-hyssopBacopa egensis
230Plantscoastal waterhyssopBacopa monnieri
3268PlantsturtleweedBatis maritima
843FishesPike KillifishBelonesox belizanus
1030Mollusks-Gastropodsghost ramshornBiomphalaria havanensis
987Mollusks-Gastropodsmud bithynia, faucet snailBithynia tentaculata
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
220Crustaceans-CrayfishAustralian redclaw crayfishCherax quadricarinatus
1233Reptiles-TurtlesMidland Painted TurtleChrysemys picta marginata
437FishesButterfly Peacock BassCichla ocellaris
441FishesBlack AcaraCichlasoma bimaculatum
449FishesYellowbelly CichlidCichlasoma salvini
453FishesMayan CichlidCichlasoma urophthalmus
1044Mollusks-GastropodsChinese mysterysnailCipangopaludina chinensis
1046Mollusks-GastropodsJapanese mysterysnailCipangopaludina japonica
2916Mollusks-GastropodsmysterysnailCipangopaludina sp.
486FishesWalking CatfishClarias batrachus
92Mollusks-BivalvesAsian clamCorbicula fluminea
3258PlantsstrapwortCorrigiola litoralis litoralis
228Plantscommon brassbuttonsCotula coronopifolia
513FishesLake ChubCouesius plumbeus
1068Coelenterates-Hydrozoansfreshwater jellyfishCraspedacusta sowerbyi
514FishesGrass CarpCtenopharyngodon idella
2948FishesGrass Carp (triploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
2947FishesGrass Carp (diploid)Ctenopharyngodon idella
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
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
2758Plantsanchored waterhyacinthEichhornia azurea
1130Plantsfloating waterhyacinthEichhornia crassipes
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
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
1121PlantsWest Indian marsh grassHymenachne amplexicaulis
549FishesSilver CarpHypophthalmichthys molitrix
550Fisheshybrid silver/bighead carpHypophthalmichthys molitrix x nobilis
551FishesBighead CarpHypophthalmichthys nobilis
3147Fishesbighead 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
1268Reptiles-TurtlesMississippi mud turtleKinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
1116Plantsdotted duckweedLandoltia punctata
756FishesSpotted GarLepisosteus oculatus
379FishesRedbreast SunfishLepomis auritus
380FishesGreen SunfishLepomis cyanellus
376FishesWarmouthLepomis gulosus
383FishesOrangespotted SunfishLepomis humilis
1112PlantsspongeplantLimnobium
71Amphibians-FrogsAmerican BullfrogLithobates catesbeianus
3064Plantswingleaf primrose-willowLudwigia decurrens
253Plantslarge-flower primrose-willowLudwigia grandiflora
2979Plantssix petal water primroseLudwigia hexapetala
3215Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides
3012Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides glabrescens
2808Plantsfloating primrose-willowLudwigia peploides montevidensis
771Marine Fishesblacktail snapperLutjanus fulvus
774Marine Fishesbluestripe snapperLutjanus kasmira
3001PlantsTropical American watergrassLuziola subintegra
1684Plantslarge yellow loosestrifeLysimachia punctata
239Plantspurple lythrumLythrum salicaria
1201Crustaceans-ShrimpTahitian prawnMacrobrachium lar
2261FishesSpotfin Spiny EelMacrognathus siamensis
981Mollusks-Gastropodsgiant ramshornMarisa cornuarietis
292Plantsdwarf water-cloverMarsilea minuta
2615PlantsAustralian water-cloverMarsilea mutica
293PlantsEuropean water-cloverMarsilea quadrifolia
1037Mollusks-Gastropodsred-rim melaniaMelanoides tuberculata
1038Mollusks-Gastropodsfawn melaniaMelanoides turriculus
2903FishesMississippi SilversideMenidia audens
2698PlantsgingermintMentha X gracilis
3261PlantspeppermintMentha X piperita
2794Crustaceans-Copepodsa copepodMesocyclops pehpeiensis
364FishesSpotted SuckerMinytrema melanops
498FishesOriental WeatherfishMisgurnus anguillicaudatus
2740Fishesjowled swamp eelsMonopterus sp.
777FishesWhite PerchMorone americana
779FishesWhite BassMorone chrysops
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
713FishesRound GobyNeogobius melanostomus
1688Plantsstarry stonewortNitellopsis obtusa
3194FishesTexas ShinerNotropis amabilis
603FishesOzark MinnowNotropis nubilus
3002PlantswaterlilyNymphaea
3282PlantsCape blue waterlilyNymphaea capensis
249Plantswhite Egyptian lotusNymphaea lotus
251PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata
3072PlantsAmerican white waterlilyNymphaea odorata odorata
2216Plantscrested floating-heartNymphoides cristata
2988PlantsHumboldt's floating-heartNymphoides humboldtiana
243Plantsyellow floating-heartNymphoides peltata
910FishesRainbow TroutOncorhynchus mykiss
915FishesSockeye SalmonOncorhynchus nerka
463FishesBlue TilapiaOreochromis aureus
2788FishesTilapia speciesOreochromis sp.
796FishesRainbow SmeltOsmerus mordax
57Amphibians-FrogsCuban TreefrogOsteopilus septentrionalis
1113Plantsduck-lettuceOttelia alismoides
200Crustaceans-CrayfishSignal crayfishPacifastacus leniusculus
2620Crustaceans-ShrimpMississippi Grass ShrimpPalaemonetes kadiakensis
445FishesJaguar GuapoteParachromis managuensis
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 frog's 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
2796PlantspickerelweedPontederia cordata
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.
750FishesFlathead CatfishPylodictis olivaris
1012Mollusks-GastropodsEuropean ear snailRadix auricularia
48Amphibians-FrogsCane ToadRhinella marina
197Crustaceans-CrabsHarris mud crabRhithropanopeus harrisii
448FishesJack DempseyRocio octofasciata
2682PlantskeekRorippa sylvestris
1092Plantsgrassy arrowheadSagittaria graminea graminea
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
2798PlatyhelminthesAsian tapewormSchyzocotyle acheilognathi
3053Plantstropical nutrushScleria microcarpa
1125PlantsAtlantic cordgrassSpartina alterniflora
1126Plantscommon cordgrassSpartina anglica
1127Plantsdense-flowered cordgrassSpartina densiflora
1128Plantssaltmeadow cordgrassSpartina patens
2962Plantsbroadleaf pondweedStuckenia pectinata
3141Plantssoutheastern annual saltmarsh 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
3292PlantscattailTypha
2679Plantsnarrow-leaved cattailTypha angustifolia
3020Plantssouthern cattailTypha domingensis
3021Plantsbroadleaf cattailTypha latifolia
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
1135Plantsdwarf eelgrassZostera japonica

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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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