Shortnose Gar - Lepisosteus platostomus Shortnose gar are only found in the Ohio River and the lower portion of some of its major tributaries, particularly the Scioto River in Ohio. ! Ohio Status: Endangered
Tubenose Goby - Proterorhinus semilunaris Tubenose gobies were introduced to the Great Lakes from the Black and Caspian Seas in Europe by the release of Ballast water from trans-Atlantic cargo ships in the early 1990's.
Logperch Darter - Percina caprodes Logperch are the largest species of darter found in Ohio and also one of the most common. They are probably the only darter that is occasionally caught on hook and line by fisherman.
Freshwater Drum - Aplodinotus grunniens Freshwater drum are primarily active at night, when large schools of them feed in shallow water. They communicate by making drumming, or croaking sounds with specialized muscles that vibrate against their air bladders. The Native Americans referred to them as buffalo fish because of how similar their grunts sound to that of the American bison.