Photo of a spotted fishing spider perched on the water's surface amid floating duckweed plants

    Aquatic Spiders

    Dolomedes spp., Tetragnatha spp., and others
    Image of a bigmouth buffalo

    Bigmouth Buffalo

    Ictiobus cyprinellus
    Illustration of a male black crappie in spawning coloration.

    Black Crappie

    Pomoxis nigromaculatus
    bleeding shiner

    Bleeding Shiner

    Luxilus zonatus
    Common Shiner

    Common Shiner

    Luxilus cornutus
    Image of a creek chub

    Creek Chub

    Semotilus atromaculatus
    Color illustration of Crystal Darter

    Crystal Darter

    Crystallaria asprella
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a duskystripe shiner

    Duskystripe Shiner

    Luxilus pilsbryi
    Color illustration of Flathead Chub

    Flathead Chub

    Platygobio gracilis
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    giant floater

    Giant Floater

    Pygandon grandis
    Gizzard Shad

    Gizzard Shad

    Dorosoma cepedianum
    Image of a golden shiner

    Golden Shiner

    Notemigonus crysoleucas
    Image of hybrid striped bass or "wiper"

    Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

    Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis
    Illustration of a largemouth bass

    Largemouth Bass

    Micropterous salmoides
    Image of a northern hogsucker

    Northern Hogsucker

    Hypentelium nigricans
    Image of a Northern studfish

    Northern Studfish

    Fundulus catenatus
    ozark minnow

    Ozark Minnow

    Notropis nubilus
    Image of rainbow trout

    Rainbow Trout

    Oncorhynchus mykiss
    illustration of a striped bass, side view

    Striped Bass

    Morone saxatilis
    Image of a striped shiner

    Striped Shiner

    Luxilus chrysocephalus
    Illustration of a Topeka shiner male in breeding colors.

    Topeka Shiner

    Notropis topeka
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of a water boatman

    Water Boatmen

    About 125 species in North America in the family Corixidae
    Photo of a collared water scavenger beetle showing back.

    Water Scavenger Beetles

    Beetles in the family Hydrophilidae
    Photo of a single water strider

    Water Striders

    Aquarius remigis; also species in the genus Gerris
    Image of white bass

    White Bass

    Morone chrysops
    Image of a white sucker

    White Sucker

    Catostomus commersoni