Closeup of alligator gar held in a person's hands prior to being released into water

    Alligator Gar

    Atractosteus spatula (formerly Lepisosteus spatula)
    Image of a bigmouth buffalo

    Bigmouth Buffalo

    Ictiobus cyprinellus
    A long fish with prominent dorsal and pectoral fins

    Black Carp

    Mylopharyngodon piceus
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    channel catfish

    Channel Catfish

    Ictalurus punctatus
    Image of a longnose gar fish

    Longnose Gar

    Lepisosteus osseus
    Muskellunge

    Muskellunge

    Esox masquinongy
    illustration of big, long-nosed fish

    Paddlefish

    Polyodon spathula
    Shortnose gar, image of head and front portion of body, swimming in an aquarium

    Shortnose Gar

    Lepisosteus platostomus
    Illustration of northern snakehead, viewed from side

    Snakeheads

    Channa spp. and Parachanna spp., including C. argus
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Spotted gar, closeup of head, held in a fisher’s gloved hands, at Mingo NWR

    Spotted Gar

    Lepisosteus oculatus
    illustration of a striped bass, side view

    Striped Bass

    Morone saxatilis
    Photo of a three-toed amphiuma in an aquarium.

    Three-Toed Amphiuma

    Amphiuma tridactylum