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
    Gizzard Shad

    Gizzard Shad

    Dorosoma cepedianum
    Illustration of a largemouth bass

    Largemouth Bass

    Micropterous salmoides
    Image of a redear sunfish

    Redear Sunfish

    Lepomis microlophus
    Image of a river carpsucker

    River Carpsucker

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

    Shortnose Gar

    Lepisosteus platostomus
    Image of a silver carp

    Silver Carp

    Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Illustration of northern snakehead, viewed from side

    Snakeheads

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

    Invasive

    Image of a spotted bass

    Spotted Bass

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

    Spotted Gar

    Lepisosteus oculatus
    Image of white bass

    White Bass

    Morone chrysops
    Image of white crappie

    White Crappie

    Pomoxis annularis

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