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
Cyprinidae Lavinia mitrulus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Siphatales crassicauda Thicktail chub
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis Klamath speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus robustus Lahontan speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Sacramento speckled dace
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus lucius Colorado pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Cyprinidae Lavinia parvipinnus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Tomales roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus navarroensis Navarro roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Clear Lake roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricussubspecies Russian River roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Red Hills roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda harengeus Monterey hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda chi Clear Lake hitch
Cyprinidae Richardsonius egregius Lahontan redside
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio Common carp
Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis Red shiner
Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp
Cyprinidae Carassius auratus Goldfish
Cyprinidae Gila elegans Bonytail
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis Amargosa Canyon speckled dace
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys macrolepidotus Sacramento splittail
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Santa Ana speckled dace
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor bicolor Klamath tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor obesus Lahontan stream tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies Eagle Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies High Rock Springs tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus Goose Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor pectinifer Lahontan lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Gila coerulea Blue chub
Cyprinidae Gila orcutti Arroyo chub
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda exilicauda Sacramento hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus symmetricus Central California roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subditus Monterey roach
Cyprinidae Mylopharodon conocephalus Hardhead
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Owens speckled dace
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis calidae Tecopa pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis nevadensis Saratoga Springs pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Fundulus parvipinnis California killifish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon macularius Desert pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon radiosus Owens pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae Amargosa River pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone Shoshone pupfish
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon salinus salinus Salt Creek pupfish