Everglades Invasive Fish


Subject Name Scientific Name
Sohal surgeonfish Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Midas cichlid Amphilophus citrinellus (Günther, 1864)
convict cichlid Archocentrus nigrofasciatus (Günther, 1867)
oscar Astronotus ocellatus (Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831)
pike killifish Belonesox belizanus (Kner, 1860)
peacock hind Cephalopholis argus Bloch and Schneider, 1801
redstriped butterflyfish Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802)
bullseye snakehead Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822)
clown knifefish Chitala ornata (Gray, 1831)
panther grouper Chromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1828)
butterfly peacock bass Cichla ocellaris Bloch and Schneider, 1801
black acara Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
yellowbelly cichlid Cichlasoma salvini (Günther, 1862)
Mayan cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalma (Günther, 1862)
walking catfish Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758)
tambaquí Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier, 1816)
freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lankester, 1880
bryozoan Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803)
grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella (Valenciennes, 1844)
common carp Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758
redstriped eartheater Geophagus surinamensis (Bloch, 1791)
sea anemone Haliplanella lineata (Verrill, 1870)
African jewelfish Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage, 1880
banded cichlid Heros severus Heckel, 1840
brown hoplo Hoplosternum littorale (Hancock, 1828)
bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis J. Richardson, 1845
suckermouth catfish Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758)
peacock eel Macrognathus siamensis (Günther, 1861)
oriental weatherfish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842)
Asian swamp eel Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793)
Orangespine unicornfish Naso lituratus (Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801)
blue tilapia Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner, 1864)
Mozambique tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852)
hybrid tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus x hornorum
blue tilapias Oreochromis spp. Günther, 1889
arawana Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Cuvier, 1829)
jaguar guapote Parachromis managuensis (Günther, 1867)
Australian spotted jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata von Lendenfeld, 1884
red-bellied pacu Piaractus brachypomus (Cuvier, 1817)
small-scaled pacu Piaractus mesopotamicus (Holmberg, 1887)
pacus Piaractus spp. Eigenmann, 1903
orbiculate batfish Platax orbicularis (Forsskål, 1775)
Arabian angel Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål, 1775)
lionfish Pterois volitans (Linnaeus, 1758)
vermiculated sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus (Weber, 1991)
Orinoco sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus (Hancock, 1828)
blackchin tilapia Sarotherodon melanotheron melanotheron (Rüppell, 1852)
brushtooth tilapias Sarotherodon spp. Rüppell, 1852
bryozoan Sundanella sibogae
firemouth cichlid Thorichthys meeki Brind
spotted tilapia Tilapia mariae (Boulenger, 1899)
speckled tilapias Tilapia spp. Smith, 1840
croaking gourami Trichopsis vittata (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)
bryozoan Victorella pavida Saville Kent
bryozoan Watersipora subovoidea (d'Orbigny), 1852
green swordtail Xiphophorus hellerii Heckel, 1848
southern platyfish Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866)
variable platyfish Xiphophorus variatus (Meek, 1904)

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