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 brook silverside

    Brook Silverside

    Labidesthes sicculus
    channel catfish

    Channel Catfish

    Ictalurus punctatus
    Color illustration of Cypress Minnow

    Cypress Minnow

    Hybognathus hayi
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    Endangered

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    Fathead Minnow

    Pimephales promelas
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    Gizzard Shad

    Gizzard Shad

    Dorosoma cepedianum
    Image of a golden shiner

    Golden Shiner

    Notemigonus crysoleucas
    Illustration of a largemouth bass

    Largemouth Bass

    Micropterous salmoides
    Illustration of a northern pike

    Northern Pike

    Esox lucius
    Image of a river carpsucker

    River Carpsucker

    Carpiodes carpio
    Color illustration of Taillight Shiner

    Taillight Shiner

    Notropis maculatus
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    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 a mosquitofish

    Western Mosquitofish

    Gambusia affinis
    Image of white crappie

    White Crappie

    Pomoxis annularis