Fish Data

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Download spatial data for all native fish species (1.1GB) as a zipped set of Esri Shapefiles. The zip package includes PNG image rangemaps as well. To get the most flexible and powerful copy of the PISCES database that can export in other formats and more rich maps, download the software installer for ArcGIS 10.2 and above.

Search for data on specific fish

Search for California native fish below and click on a fish to bring up a page with individual downloads as KML files for Google Earth, or Esri Shapefiles

Family Scientific Name Common Name
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus similis Klamath River lamprey
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus tridentata Pacific lamprey
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus tridentata Goose Lake lamprey
Gobiidae Eucyclogobius newberryi Tidewater goby
Cyprinodontidae Fundulus parvipinnis California killifish
Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Western mosquitofish
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus Coastal threespine stickleback
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus microcephalus Inland threespine stickleback
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus subspecies Shay Creek stickleback
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni Unarmored threespine stickleback
Cyprinidae Gila coerulea Blue chub
Cyprinidae Gila elegans Bonytail
Cyprinidae Gila orcutti Arroyo chub
Osmeridae Hypomesus nipponensis Wakasagi
Osmeridae Hypomesus pacificus Delta smelt
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii lagunae Clear Lake tule perch
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii pomo Russian River tule perch
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii traskii Sacramento tule perch
Ictaluridae Ictalurus furcatus Blue catfish
Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatus Channel catfish
Petromyzontidae Lampetra ayersi River lamprey
Petromyzontidae Lampetra hubbsi Kern brook lamprey
Petromyzontidae Lampetra lethophaga Pit-Klamath brook lamprey
Petromyzontidae Lampetra richardsoni Western brook lamprey
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda chi Clear Lake hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda exilicauda Sacramento hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda harengeus Monterey hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia mitrulus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia parvipinnus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus navarroensis Navarro roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subditus Monterey roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Tomales roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Red Hills roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Clear Lake roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus symmetricus Central California roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricussubspecies Russian River roach
Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed
Centrarchidae Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish
Cottidae Leptocottus armatus Staghorn sculpin
Fundulidae Lucania goodei Bluefin killifish
Fundulidae Lucania parva Rainwater killifish
Menidiinae Menidia beryllina subspecies Mississippi silversides
Centrarchidae Micropterus coosae Redeye bass
Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth Bass
Centrarchidae Micropterus punctulatus Spotted bass
Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
Moronidae Morone chrysops White bass