• The Texas White House

    Lyndon B Johnson

    National Historical Park Texas


Brook Silverside

Brook Silverside

Common fish species identified within the park include:

  • American Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum)
  • Central Stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum)
  • Red Shiner (Cyprinella venusta)
  • European Carp (Cyprinus carpio)
  • Mimic Shiner (Notropis volucellus)
  • Bullhead Minnow (Pimephales vigilax)
  • Grey Redhorse (Scartomyzon congestus
  • Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
  • Western Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
  • Brook Silverside (Labidesthes sicculus)
  • Green Silverside (Lempois cyanellus)
  • Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)
  • Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
  • Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
  • Guadalupe Bass (Micropeterus treculii)
  • White Crappie (Pomoxis annularis)
  • Texas Logperch (Percina carbonaria)

Other fish that are common throughout most of Texas and the Hill Country include:

  • Black Bullhead (Ameiurus melas)
  • Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis)
  • River Carpsucker (Carpoides carpio)
  • Plains Killfish (Fundulus zebrinus)
  • Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus)
  • Redbreast Sunfish (Lepomis stramineus)
  • Longear Sunfish (L. megalotis)
  • Redear Sunfish (L. microlophus)
  • Sand Shiner (Notropis stramineus)

Did You Know?

Johnson Grass

An invasive plant that Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park has problems with just happens to be a non-native grass called Johnson Grass. Besides being tough to get rid of, it is poisonous to livestock if eaten just after a freeze. (photo ┬ęBarry A. Rice/The Nature Conservancy)