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

    Alligator Gar

    Atractosteus spatula (formerly Lepisosteus spatula)
    Illustration of a male black crappie in spawning coloration.

    Black Crappie

    Pomoxis nigromaculatus
    bleeding shiner

    Bleeding Shiner

    Luxilus zonatus
    Illustration of a male bluegill

    Bluegill

    Lepomis macrochirus
    Image of a brook silverside

    Brook Silverside

    Labidesthes sicculus
    Color illustration of Central Mudminnow

    Central Mudminnow

    Umbra limi
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a central stoneroller

    Central Stoneroller

    Campostoma pullum
    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

    Color illustration of Cypress Minnow

    Cypress Minnow

    Hybognathus hayi
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a fathead minnow

    Fathead Minnow

    Pimephales promelas
    Image of a flier sunfish

    Flier

    Centrarchus macropterus
    Image of a golden redhorse fish

    Golden Redhorse

    Moxostoma erythrurum
    Image of a golden shiner

    Golden Shiner

    Notemigonus crysoleucas
    Image of grass carp

    Grass Carp

    Ctenopharyngodon idella
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Color illustration of grass pickerel, a long, narrow fish

    Grass Pickerel

    Esox americanus
    Image of a greenside darter fish

    Greenside Darter

    Etheostoma blennioides
    Color illustration of Harlequin Darter-Male

    Harlequin Darter

    Etheostoma histrio
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a hornyhead chub fish

    Hornyhead Chub

    Nocomis biguttatus
    Image of a logperch

    Logperch

    Percina caprodes
    Illustration of a male longear sunfish

    Longear Sunfish

    Lepomis megalotis
    Illustration of a Niangua darter

    Niangua Darter

    Etheostoma nianguae
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a northern hogsucker

    Northern Hogsucker

    Hypentelium nigricans
    Image of a northern rock bass

    Northern Rock Bass (Goggle-Eye)

    Ambloplites rupestris
    ozark minnow

    Ozark Minnow

    Notropis nubilus
    Image of a red shiner

    Red Shiner

    Cyprinella lutrensis
    Image of a redear sunfish

    Redear Sunfish

    Lepomis microlophus
    Illustration of a redfin darter male in breeding colors.

    Redfin Darter

    Etheostoma whipplei
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    No photo available

    Sabine Shiner

    Notropis sabinae
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

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

    Shortnose Gar

    Lepisosteus platostomus
    Image of a southern redbelly dace

    Southern Redbelly Dace

    Phoxinus erythrogaster
    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
    Image of a striped shiner

    Striped Shiner

    Luxilus chrysocephalus
    Color illustration of Swamp Darter

    Swamp Darter

    Etheostoma fusiforme
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Color illustration of Taillight Shiner

    Taillight Shiner

    Notropis maculatus
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Illustration of a Topeka shiner male in breeding colors.

    Topeka Shiner

    Notropis topeka
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Image of a trout-perch

    Trout-Perch

    Percopsis omiscomaycus
    Warmouth

    Warmouth

    Lepomis gulosus
    Image of white bass

    White Bass

    Morone chrysops
    Image of white crappie

    White Crappie

    Pomoxis annularis
    Image of a white sucker

    White Sucker

    Catostomus commersoni

See Also

Photo of a three-toed amphiuma in an aquarium.

Three-Toed Amphiuma

Amphiuma tridactylum
Photo of researcher holding a gilled siren

Western Lesser Siren

Siren intermedia nettingi