Aquatic Nuisance Species Locations

Aquatic nuisance species are in many lakes and rivers in the state and around the nation. Know where they are. Learn here if your favorite body of water hosts aquatic hitchhikers.

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It is illegal to transport live fish from Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Designated Waters in Kansas. To help prevent the spread of aquatic hitchhikers from these and other waters, always follow Clean – Drain – Dry procedures, do not move fish between waters or upstream, and remove plants and debris from equipment before leaving a water area.


KANSAS WATERS WITH AQUATIC NUISANCE SPECIES

Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Designated Waters in Kansas


U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY LOCATION MAPS

Locations of aquatic nuisance species in Kansas are reported to the U.S. Geological Survey

National Maps of Non-indigenous (non-native) Aquatic Species

Non-indigenous (non-native) Aquatic Species in Kansas


AQUATIC NUISANCE SPECIES REPORTED IN KANSAS

Asian carp (Bighead carp )

Asian carp (Silver carp )

Rudd

White perch

Zebra mussels

Curly-leaf pondweed

Eurasian watermilfoil

Hydrilla

Purple loosestrife