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 bighead carp

    Bighead Carp

    Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
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    Invasive

    Image of a bigmouth buffalo

    Bigmouth Buffalo

    Ictiobus cyprinellus
    Illustration of a male black crappie in spawning coloration.

    Black Crappie

    Pomoxis nigromaculatus
    Image of blue catfish

    Blue Catfish

    Ictalurus furcatus
    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

    Image of a freshwater drum fish

    Freshwater Drum

    Aplodinotus grunniens
    Monkey Face Mussel

    Freshwater Mussels

    Bivalve molluscs in order Unionoida
    giant floater

    Giant Floater

    Pygandon grandis
    Gizzard Shad

    Gizzard Shad

    Dorosoma cepedianum
    Image of a golden shiner

    Golden Shiner

    Notemigonus crysoleucas
    Image of grass carp

    Grass Carp

    Ctenopharyngodon idella
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    Invasive

    Image of hybrid striped bass or "wiper"

    Hybrid Striped Bass (Wiper; Whiterock Bass)

    Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis
    Illustration of a largemouth bass

    Largemouth Bass

    Micropterous salmoides
    Muskellunge

    Muskellunge

    Esox masquinongy
    Illustration of a northern pike

    Northern Pike

    Esox lucius
    Image of rainbow trout

    Rainbow Trout

    Oncorhynchus mykiss
    Image of a river carpsucker

    River Carpsucker

    Carpiodes carpio
    Image of a silver carp

    Silver Carp

    Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
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    Invasive

    illustration of a striped bass, side view

    Striped Bass

    Morone saxatilis
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    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 bass

    White Bass

    Morone chrysops
    Image of white crappie

    White Crappie

    Pomoxis annularis
    Image of a white sucker

    White Sucker

    Catostomus commersoni