Search for aquatic invasive species

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) pose an ongoing threat to Washington's environment and economy. Find out which species are considered invasive in Washington.

Species Category Family AIS classification
African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) Amphibians Pipidae Prohibited
Agile frog (Rana dalmatina) Amphibians Ranidae Prohibited
Albanian Pool frog (Rana shqiperica) Amphibians Ranidae Prohibited
Alligator Gar (Atractosteus spatula) Fish Lepisosteidae Prohibited
Alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) Reptiles Chelydridae Prohibited
American bullfrog (Rana [Lithobates] catesbeiana) Amphibians Ranidae Prohibited
Anderson's Salamander (Echinotriton andersoni) Amphibians Salamandridae Prohibited
Annam Pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis) Reptiles Emydidae Prohibited
Aomori salamander (Hynobius lichenatus) Amphibians Hynobiidae Prohibited
Asian Yellow Pond turtle (Mauremys mutica) Reptiles Emydidae Prohibited
Assam Tree frog (Hyla annectans) Amphibians Hylidae Prohibited
Banded newt (Triturus vittatus ophryticus) Amphibians Salamandridae Prohibited
Bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) Fish Cyprinidae Prohibited
Black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) Fish Cyprinidae Prohibited
Black piranha (Serrasalmus rhombeus) Fish Characidae Prohibited
Black Spotted newt (Notophthalmus meridionalis) Amphibians Salamandridae Prohibited
Blackskin catfish (Clarias meladerma) Fish Clariidae Prohibited
Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) Amphibians Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) Reptiles Emydidae Prohibited
Bosca's newt (Triturus boscai) Amphibians Salamandridae Prohibited
Boulenger's Oriental salamander (Hynobius boulengeri) Amphibians Hynobiidae Prohibited
Bowfin, Grinnel, or Mudfish (Amia calva) Fish Amiidae Prohibited
Burrowing isopod (Sphaeroma quoyanum) Crustaceans Spheromatidae Prohibited
California Giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus (Not: D. tenebrosus; D. copei)) Amphibians Dicamptodontidae Prohibited
California Tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) Amphibians Ambystomatidae Prohibited