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Higher Taxa Scientific Name
[Common name]
Legal control in Japan Potential impact
Lepisosteidae, Lepisosteiformes, Actinopterygii Lepisosteidae spp. 2018-12-07 entry Yes Potentially: Predation on and competition with native species.
Amiidae, Amiiformes, Actinopterygii Amia calva
  [Bowfin]
Potentially: Predation on native aquatic animals. Native organism(s) aff ...
Poeciliidae, Cyprinodontiformes, Actinopterygii Gambusia holbrooki 2018-12-10 entry
  [Eastern Mosquitofish]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native species
Esocidae, Esociformes, Actinopterygii Esox lucius
  [Northern pike]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native fishes. Native org ...
Esocidae, Esociformes, Actinopterygii Esox masquinongy
  [Muskellunge]
Yes Potentially: Predation on and competition with native species. Native or ...
Latidae, Periciformes, Actinopterygii Lates niloticus
  [Nile perch]
Potentially: Predation and competition. This species was introduced to L ...
Percichthyidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Siniperca chuatsi
  [Chinese perch]
Yes Potentially: Predation on and competition with native species. In cases ...
Percichthyidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Siniperca scherzeri
  [Mandarin fish]
Yes Potentially: Predation on and competition with native species. Native or ...
Lateolabracidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Maccullochella peelii
  [Murray cod]
Potentially: competition and predation on native species. Native organis ...
Percichthyidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Macquaria ambigua
  [Golden perch]
Potentially: Predation on native aquatic animalsNative organism(s) affec ...
Gobiidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Neogobius melanostomus 2018-12-10 entry Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native species.
Percidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Gymnocephalus cernua 2018-12-11 entry
  [Ruffe]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native species.
Percidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Perca fluviatilis
  [Eurasian perch]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition against native species. Damage on fi ...
Percidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Sander lucioperca
  [Pikeperch]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native aquatic animals. A ...
Moronidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Morone americana 2018-12-11 entry
  [White Perch]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native species.
Moronidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Morone chrysops
  [White bass]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native aquatic animalsNat ...
Moronidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii Morone saxatilis
  [Striped bass]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native aquatic animalsNat ...
lctaluridae, Siluriformes, Actinopterygii Ameiurus nebulosus 2018-12-10 entry
  [Brown Bullhead]
Yes Potentially: predation on native species.
Ictaluridae, Siluriformes, Actinopterygii Pylodictis olivaris 2018-12-10 entry
  [Flathead Catfish]
Yes Potentially: Competition with and predation on native species.
Siluridae, Siluriformes, Actinopterygii Silurus glanis
  [wels catfish]
Potentially: predation on native species. hybridization with native cong ...
Esocidae, Esociformes, Actinopterygii Esocidae spp. 2018-12-10 entry Yes Potentially: Predation on and competition with native species.
Higher Taxa Scientific name [Common Name] Legal control in Japan Potential impact

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