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Petromyzontiformes
Petromyontidae
Ichthyomyzon gagei (southern brook lamprey) Image 1211

Orectolobiformes
Ginglymostomatidae
Ginglymostoma cirratum (nurse shark) Image 1611

Carchariniformes
Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus leucas (bull shark) Image 1613
Carcharhinus limbatus (blacktip shark) Image 1615


Potamotrygonidae
Potamotrygon schroederi (Rosette river stingray) Image 1761
Potamotrygon motoro (Ocellated Freshwater Stingray) Image 2018

Myliobatiformes
Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sabina (Atlantic stingray pup) Image 1561

Acipenseriformes
Acipenseridae
Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (shovelnose sturgeon) Image 1048

Polyodontidae
Polyodon spathula (paddlefish) Image 1249

Lepisosteiformes
Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteus oculatus (spotted gar) Image 1232, Image 2131
Lepisosteus osseus (longnose gar) Image 762
Atractosteus spatula (alligator gar) Image 1236

Amiiformes
Amiidae
Amia calva (bowfin) Image 1194

Elopiformes
Elopidae
Elops saurus (lady fish) Image 1545
Megalops atlanticus (tarpon) Image 1607

Anguilliformes
Anguillidae
Anguilla rostrata (American eel) Image 974

Clupeiformes
Clupeidae
Brevoortia patronus (gulf menhaden) Image 1478
Dorosoma cepedianum (gizzard shad) Image 1398
Dorosoma petenense (threadfin shad) Image 1415
Harengula jaguana (scaled sardine) Image 1529

Cypriniformes
Catostomidae
Catostomus commersonii (white sucker) Image 125
Hypentelium nigricans (northern hogsucker) Image 1046
Ictiobus cyprinellus (bigmouth buffalo) Image 1239
Ictiobus niger (black buffalo) Image 1115
Ictiobus sp. (buffalo) Image 1315
Minytrema melanops (spotted sucker) Image 933
Moxostoma erythrurum (golden redhorse) Image 731
Scartomyzon congestus (gray redhorse) Image 1285

Cyprinidae
Campostoma anomalum (central stoneroller) Image 285
Carpiodes carpio (river carpsucker) Image 1940
Ctenopharyngodon idella (grass carp) Image 1229
Cyprinella lutrensis (red shiner) Image 141
Cyprinella proserpine (Proserpine shiner) Image 1135
Cyprinella venusta (blacktail shiner) Image 1087
Cyprinella whipplei (steelcolor shiner) Image 1587
Cyprinus carpio (common carp) Image 1130
Dionda diaboli (Devils River minnow) Image 1110
Dionda episcopa (roundnose minnow) Image 1097
Dionda serena (Nueces minnow) Image 1082
Erimyzon oblongus (creek chubsucker) Image 1226
Hybognathus hayi (Cypress minnow) Image 1193
Luxilus cornutus (common shiner) Image 430, Image 324
Luxilus cardinalis (cardinal shiner) Image 8
Luxilus pilsbryi (duskystripe shiner) Image 1571
Macrhybopsis aestivalis (speckled chub) Image 1366
Nocomis asper (redspot chub) Image 1028
Notemigonus crysoleucas (golden shiner) Image 1395
Notropis amabilis (Texas shiner) Image 2144
Notropis atherinoides (emerald shiner) Image 1599
Notropis atrocaudalis (blackspot shiner) Image 1221
Notropis bairdi (red river shiner) Image 1337
Notropis boops (bigeye shiner) Image 1594
Notropis buccula (smalleye) Image 1358
Notropis chalybaeus (ironcolor shiner) Image 1168
Notropis greenei (wedgespot shiner) Image 1588
Notropis harperi (redeye chub) Image 967
Notropis hubbsi (bluehead shiner) Image 1932
Notropis nubilus (Ozark minnow) Image 1569
Notropis orca (phantom shiner) Image 1643
Notropis oxyrhynchus (sharpnose shiner) Image 1311
Notropis rubellus (rosyface shiner) Image 397
Notropis telescopus (telescope shiner) Image 1583
Notropis topeka (Topeka shiner) Image 1781
Phenacobius mirabilis (suckermouth minnow) Image 1448
Chrosomus erythrogaster (southern redbelly dace) Image 309
Pimephales notatus (bluntnose minnow) Image 140
Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) Image 1394
Pimephales vigilax (bullhead minnow) Image 1458
Platygobio gracilis (flathead chub) Image 1363
Pternotropis signipinnis (flagfin shiner) Image 1062
Pteronotropis welaka (bluenose shiner) Image 959
Semotilus atromaculatus (creek chub) Image 333

Characiformes
Anostomidae
Laemolyta taeniata (Headstander) Image 1745
Leporinus agassizi (Half-Striped Leporinus) Image 1760
Leporinus fasciatu (Banded Leporinus) Image 1688
Leporinus klausewitzi (Leporinus) Image 1762
Leporinus nigrotaeniatus (Halfline Leporinus) Image 1716
Pseudanos trimaculatus (Headstander) Image 1712

Characidae
Astyanax mexicanus (Mexican Tetra) Image 1318
Bryconops giacoppinii Image 2033
Bryconops humeralis (school) Image 1748
Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pinktail Chalceus) Image 1680
Exodon paradoxus Image 1670
Hemigrammus stictus Image 2041
Holobrycon pesu Image 1691
Moenkhausia cotinho Image 2046
Serrasalmus sp juv. Image 2103
Triportheus albus (Yellow-Finned Hatchetfish) Image 1672

Erythrinidae
Hoplerythrinus initaeniatus (Golden Trahira) Image 1705

Erythrinidae
Hoplias malabaricus (Trahira) Image 2044

Lebiasinidae
Nannostomus trifasciatus (Threestripe pencilfish) Image 2082
Nannostomus unifasciatus (Oneline pencilfish) Image 2054
Pyrrhulina semifasciata (Halfbanded pyrrhulina) Image 1709

Pseudopimelodidae
Pseudopimelodus raninus Image 1730

Siluriformes
Ariidae
Bagre marinus (gafftopsail catfish) Image 1495
Arius felis (hardhead catfish) Image 1602

Aspredinidae
Bunocephalus sp (Banjo Catfish) Image 1725

Auchenipteridae
Auchenipterichthys dantei (adt), (Woodcatfish) Image 1721
Auchenipterichthys longimanus Image 2070
Auchenipterichthys punctatus Image 2076
Liosomadoras oncinus (Jaguar Catfish) Image 2101
Tatia aulopygia (Black Pigmy Driftwood Cat) Image 1714
Tatia intermedia (Driftwood Cat) Image 1735
Tatia "minuscula" sp. Image 2109
Tatia strigata (Driftwood Cat) Image 1766
Trachelyichthys decaradiatus Image 2031
Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus (Striped Woodcat) Image 1724
Trachycorystes trachycorystes (Wood Catfish) Image 2078

Callichthyidae
Callichthys callichthys (Casacarudo) Image 2106

Doradidae
Acanthodoras cataphractus (Painted Talking Catfish) Image 2067
Amblydoras affinis Image 2100
Physopixis lyra Image 1731
Platydoras costatus (Striped Raphael Catfish) Image 2107

Heptapteridae
Mastiglanis asopos Image 1718
Nemuroglanis sp. Image 1728
Phreatobius trolli (red catfish) Image 2021

Ictaluridae
Ameiurus natalis (yellow bullhead) Image 336
Ameiurus nebulosus (brown bullhead) Image 1196
Ameiurus melas (black bullhead) Image 1376
Ameiurus serracanthus (spotted bullhead) Image 908
Ictalurus punctatus (channel catfish) Image 345, Image 442, Image 1431
Ictalurus lupus (headwater catfish) Image 867
Ictalurus furcatus (blue catfish) Image 1241
Noturus albater (Ozark madtom) Image 1579
Noturus exilis (slender madtom) Image 219
Noturus gyrinus (tadpole madtom) Image 2126
Noturus nocturnus (freckled madtom) Image 1219
Pylodictis olivaris (flathead catfish) Image 241
Satan eurystomus (widemouth blindcat) Image 1644
Trogloglanis pattersoni (toothless blindcat) Image 1645

Loricariidae
Acestridium discus Image 2090
Ancistrus dolichopterus (Bristlenose) male Image 1697
Ancistrus dolichopterus (Bristlenose) female Image 1692
Ancistrus sp. Image 1765
Dekeyseria pulcher Image 2069
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha Image 1737
Hemiancistrus sp Image 2034
Hemiodontichthys acipenserinus (whiptail catfish) Image 1685
Parotocinclus sp. Image 1702
Rineloricaria formosa (adt) Image 1668
Rineloricaria formosa (juv) Image 1678
Sturisoma sp Image 1690

Trichomycteridae
Stegophilus sp Image 1677
Stegophilus sp Image 1736

Gymnotiformes
Gymnotidae
Gymnotus pedanopterus (Knife fish) Image 2029

Rhamphichthyidae
Gymnorhamphichthys sp. (Knife fish) Image 1710

Esociformes
Esocidae
Esox americanus vermiculates (grass pickerel) Image 1151
Esox niger (chain pickerel) Image 1184

Aulopiformes
Synodontidae
Synodus foetens (inshore lizardfish) Image 1534

Percopsiformes
Aphredoderidae
Aphredoderus sayanus (pirate perch) Image 2130

Batrachoidiformes
Batrachoididae
Porichthys plectrodon (Atlantic midshipman) Image 1502
Opsanus beta (Gulf toadfish) Image 1503

Lophiiformes
Antennariidae
Histrio histrio (Sargassumfish) Image 1621

Mugiliformes
Mugilidae
Mugil cephalus (striped mullet, juvenile) Image 1559
Mugil curema (white mullet) Image 1485

Atheriniformes
Atherinopsidae
Labidesthes sicculus (brook silverside) Image 1261
Menidia beryllina (inland silverside) Image 1424
Menidia clarkhubbsi (Amazon silverside) Image 1642
Membras martinica (rough silverside) Image 1473
Menidia peninsulae (tidewater silverside) Image 1527

Beloniformes
Belonidae
Strongylura marina (Atlantic needlefish) Image 1484
Potamorrhaphis guianensis (needlefish) Image 2047

Cyprinodontiformes
Cyprinodontidae
Cyprinodon elegans (Comanche Springs pupfish) Image 880
Cyprinodon eximius (Conchos pupfish) Image 1322
Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis (Red River pupfish) Image 1297
Cyprinodon variegatus (sheepshead minnow) Image 1471
Jordanella floridae (flagfish) Image 1059

Fundulidae
Fundulus blairae (western starhead topminnow) Image 1931
Fundulus catenatus (northern studfish) Image 1006
Fundulus chrysotus (golden topminnow) Image 2112
Fundulus notatus (blackstripe topminnow) Image 1016
Fundulus zebrinus (plains killifish) Image 1374
Fundulus confluentus (marsh killifish) Image 1623
Fundulus grandis (gulf killifish) Image 1409
Fundulus similis (longnose killifish) Image 1488

Poeciliidae
Gambusia amistadensis (Amistad gambusia) male Image 1651
Gambusia amistadensis (Amistad gambusia) female Image 1650
Gambusia affinis (Mosquitofish) Image 1929
Gambusia nobilis (Pecos Gambusia) Image 874
Gambusia sp. (gambusia) Image 1102
Gambusia clarkhubbsi (San Felipe Gambusia) male Image 1442
Gambusia clarkhubbsi (San Felipe Gambusia) female Image 1445
Gambusia speciosa (western mosquitofish) Image 1114
Gambusia senilis (blotched gambusia) male Image 1647
Gambusia senilis (blotched gambusia) female Image 1648
Poecilia latipinna (sailfin molly) male Image 1469
Poecilia latipinna (sailfin molly) female Image 1470

Gasterosteiformes
Syngnathidae
Syngnathus louisianae (chain pipefish) Image 1630
Syngnathus scovelli (Gulf pipefish) male Image 1567
Syngnathus scovelli (Gulf pipefish) female Image 1568

Scorpaeniformes
Cottidae
Cottus bairdi (mottled sculpin) Image 834
Cottus beldingi (Paiute sculpin) Image 648
Cottus greenei (Shoshone sculpin) Image 647

Perciformes
Blenniidae
Scartella cristata (molly miller) Image 1538

Gobiidae
Bathygobius soporator (frillfin goby) Image 1543
Gobionellus boleosoma (darter goby) Image 1541
Gobiosoma bosci (naked goby) Image 1474
Gobionellus oceanicus (highfin goby) Image 1461
Gobiosoma robustum (code goby) Image 1565
Microgobius gulosus (clown goby) Image 1475

Centropomidae
Centropomus parallelus (fat snook) Image 1605
Centropomus undecimalis (common snook) Image 1509

Centrarchidae
Ambloplites ariommus (shadow bass) Image 971
Ambloplites rupestris (rock bass) Image 1000
Centrarchus macropterus (flier) Image 2133
Elassoma zonatum (banded pygmy sunfish) Image 2117
Lepomis cyanellus (green sunfish) Image 443
Lepomis gulosus (warmouth) Image 1181
Lepomis humilis (orangespotted sunfish) Image 1054
Lepomis hybrid (bluegill & green sunfish hybrid) Image 70
Lepomis macrochirus (bluegill) Image 1153, Image 1597
Lepomis marginatus (dollar sunfish) Image 955
Lepomis megalotis (longear sunfish) Image 547
Lepomis miniatus (redspotted sunfish) Image 2129
Lepomis punctatus (spotted sunfish) Image 926
Lepomis symmetricus (bantam sunfish) Image 2118
Micropterus dolomieu (smallmouth bass) Image 1303
Micropterus notius (Suwanee bass) Image 946
Micropterus punctulatus (spotted bass) Image 419
Micropterus salmoides (largemouth bass) Image 57
Micropterus treculii (Guadalupe bass) Image 1367
Pomoxis annularis (white crappie) Image 1941

Cichlidae
Acaronia nassa Image 2049
Aequidens pallidus Image 2042
Apistogramma hippolytae Image 2050
Biotodoma wavrini (Wavrini Biotodoma) Image 1740
Cichla temensis (Spot-Line Peacock Bass) Image 1751
Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum (Rio Grande cichlid) Image 1080
Crenicichla johanna Image 2095
Crenicichla lenticulata (Spot-Faced Pike Cichlid) Image 1754
Crenicichla lugubris Image 1755
Crenicichla notophthalmus (Two-Spot Pike Cichlid) Image 2057
Crenicichla wallaci Image 1732
Dicrossus filamentosus Image 2056
Geophagus proximus Image 1682
Heros severus (Banded Cichlid) Image 1742, Image 1741
Mesonauta insignis (Flag Cichlid) Image 1744, Image 2045
Satanoperca jurupari (Earth-Eater) Image 1686
Tilapia aurea (blue tilapia) Image 1298

Carangidae
Trachinotus carolinus (Florida pompano) Image 1532
Selene vomer (lookdown) Image 1514

Ephippidae
Chaetodipterus faber (spadefish) Image 1518

Gerreidae
Diapterus auratus (Irish pompano) Image 1528
Eucinostomus argenteus (spotfin mojarra) Image 1524
Gerres cinereus (yellowfin mojarra) Image 1515

Haemulidae
Othopristis chrysoptema (pigfish) Image 1536

Labridae
Halichoeres bivittatus (slippery dick) Image 1533

Labrisomidae
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (hairy blenny) Image 1539

Lobtidae
Labotes surinamensis (tripletail) Image 1548

Lutjanidae
Lutjanus analis (mutton snapper juvenile) Image 1531
Lutjanus griseus (gray snapper) Image 1510

Percidae
Etheostoma blennioides (greenside darter) Image 1593
Etheostoma caeruleum (rainbow darter) Image 1590
Etheostoma fusiforme (swamp darter) Image 2120
Etheostoma gracile (slough darter) Image 1508
Etheostoma grahami (Rio Grande darter) Image 1343
Etheostoma histrio (Harlequin darter) Image 2146
Etheostoma lepidum (greenthroat darter) Image 1091
Etheostoma nigrum (Johnny darter) Image 42
Etheostoma parvipinne (goldstripe darter) Image 1140
Etheostoma proeliare (Cypress darter) Image 1200
Etheostoma spectabile (orangethroat darter) Image 1
Etheostoma sp. (sunburst darter) Image 1009
Etheostoma whipplei (redfin darter) Image 1455
Etheostoma zonale (banded darter) Image 985
Percina caprodes (logperch) Image 348
Percina carbonaria (Texas logperch) Image 1085
Percina macrolepida (bigscale logperch) Image 1928
Percina nigrofasciata (blackbanded darter) Image 925
Percina sciera (dusky darter) Image 2138
Stizostedion vitreum (walleye) Image 1436

Pomacentridae
Abudefduf saxatilis (sergeant major) Image 1546

Priacanthidae
Pristigenys alta (short bigeye) Image 1551

Rachycentridae
Rachycentron canadum (cobia) Image 1620

Serranidae
Epinephelus itajara (jewfish) Image 1617
Diplectrum bivittatum (dwarf sand perch) Image 1635

Sciaenidae
Bairdiella chrysoura (silver perch) Image 1558
Cynoscion nebulosus (spotted seatrout) Image 1601
Cynoscion arenarius (sand seatrout) Image 1481
Leiostomus xanthurus (spot) Image 1516
Menticirrhus americanus (southern kingfish) Image 1557
Micropogonias undulatus (Atlantic croaker) Image 1556
Pogonias cromis (black drum) Image 1604
Sciaenops ocellatus (red drum) Image 1619

Sparidae
Lagodon rhomboides (pinfish) Image 1467
Archosaigus probatocephalus (sheepshead) Image 1560

Trichiuridae
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic cutlassfish) Image 1517

Pleuronectiformes
Achiridae
Hypoclinemus mentalis, (sole), dorsal, Image 1666
Hypoclinemus mentalis, (sole), ventral, Image 1674

Bothidae
Citharichthys spilopterus (bay whiff) Image 1498
Paralichthys lethostigma (southern flounder) Image 1477
Bothus robinsi (spottail flounder juvenile) Image 1530
Paralichthys albigutta (Gulf flounder) Image 1520
Ancylopsetta quadrocellata (ocellated flounder) Image 1637

Cynoglossidae
Symphurus plagiusa (blackcheek tonguefish) Image 1500

Soleidae
Trinectes maculatus (hogchoker) Image 915
Achirus lineatus (lined sole) Image 1566

Tetraodontiformes
Diodontidae
Chilomycterus schoepfi (striped burrfish) Image 1639

Monacanthidae
Aluterus schoepfi (orange filefish) Image 1547
Aluterus scriptus (scrawled filefish) Image 1636
Monacanthus hispidus (planehead filefish) Image 1634

Tetraodontidae
Colomesus asellus (Amazon Freshwater Puffer) Image 1676
Sphoeroides parvus (least puffer) Image 1632

CRUSTACEA
Crayfish, Orconectes nais Image 13
Crayfish, Orconectes neglectus Image 392

SPONGES
Fresh-water sponge, Spongillidae Image 473

TURTLES
Western painted turtle, Chrysemys picta Image 346
Snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina Image 445
Spiny softshell turtle, Trionyx spiniferus Image 405
Loggerhead Musk turtle, Sternotherus minor minor Image 940
Map turtle, Graptemys geographica Image 991

INSECTS
Aquatic caterpillar, Synclita obliteralis Image 810
Caddisfly case, Ptilostomi Image 497
Caddisfly case, Leptoceridae Image 172
Caddisfly case, Limnephilidae Image 412
Caddisfly case, Hydropsychidae Image 580
Caddisfly case, Polycentropodidae Image 376
Caddisfly larva, Polycentropodidae Image 516
Caddisfly net, Polycentropodidae Image 377
Caddisfly net, Hydropsychidae Image 15
Damselfly larva, Argia Image 388
Black Clubtail dragonfly, Hagenius brevistylus Image 1574
Dragonfly larva, Urythemis simtlicocollus Image 602
Dragonfly larva, Epicordulia princepirs Image 626
Hellgrammite, Corydalus cornutus Image 390
Mayfly larva, Stenonema feoratum Image 237
Mayfly larva, Hexagenia Image 408
Mayfly larva, Heptageniidae Image 236
Mayfly larva, Caenidae Image 357
Spongilla-fly larva, Sisyridae Image 794
Red freshwater mite, Limnochares Image 591
Water scorpion, Ranatra Image 163

PLANTS
Algae Image 205, Image 278, Image 576, Image 784
Coontail, Ceratophyllum Image 453
Duckweed, Spirodela Image 456
Watercress, Nasturtium officinale Image 264

MISCELLANEOUS
Aquatic earthworm, Oligochaeta Image 175
Apple snail Image 937
Bryozoan, Fredericella indica Image 16
Leech, Hirudinea Image 658
Tadpole, Rana catesbeiana Image 837
Snails, Gastropoda Image 679, Image 680
Freshwater Hydra Image 633
Mudpuppy, Necturus maculosus Image 998

Artistic
Underwater view of riffles
Image 783

Behavior
Sunfish following a turtle
Image 438

Spawning
Spawning stonerollers
Image 314

 

 

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