American eel side view photo with black background

    American Eel

    Anguilla rostrata
    Photo of backswimmer, side view

    Backswimmers

    About 32 North American species in the family Notonectidae
    Photo of a belted crayfish, also called Big River crayfish.

    Belted Crayfish (Big River Crayfish)

    Faxonius harrisonii (formerly Orconectes harrisonii)
    Black crappie, male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Black Crappie

    Pomoxis nigromaculatus
    Gray, speckled, translucent gelatinous blob cut in half to show structure

    Bryozoans (Moss Animals)

    Freshwater species in the phylum Bryozoa
    Photo of crane fly larva

    Crane Fly Larvae

    There are over 500 species of crane flies in North America.
    Orangethroat darter male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Darters

    Etheostoma, Percina, Ammocrypta, and Crystallaria spp.
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    Greenside darter female, side view photo with black background

    Greenside Darter

    Etheostoma blennioides
    No photo available

    Hydras

    Various species in the genus Hydra
    lilliput

    Lilliput

    Toxolasma parvus
    Photo of a midge fly larva crawling on a rock in an aquarium

    Midge Fly Larvae

    Nearly 1,100 species in North America
    Southern redbelly dace male in spawning colors, side view photo with black background

    Minnows

    Notropis, Cyprinella, Hybognathus, Luxilus, and others
    Niangua darter female, side view photo with black background

    Niangua Darter

    Etheostoma nianguae
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Northern rock bass, or goggle-eye, side view photo with black background

    Northern Rock Bass

    Ambloplites rupestris
    pink papershell

    Pink Papershell

    Potamilus ohiensis
    Photo of a ringed crayfish.

    Ringed Crayfish

    Faxonius neglectus (formerly Orconectes neglectus)
    Snuffbox

    Snuffbox

    Epioblasma triquetra
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed through creekwater.

    Spothanded Crayfish

    Faxonius punctimanus (formerly Orconectes punctimanus)
    Photo of a pink planarian on a rock.

    Turbellarians (Planarians; Free-Living Flatworms)

    Species in genera Dugesia, Planaria, etc.
    Photo of a northern, also called virile, crayfish.

    Virile Crayfish (Northern Crayfish)

    Faxonius virilis (formerly Oronectes virilis)