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
Moronidae Morone saxatilis Striped bass
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Striped mullet
Cyprinidae Mylopharodon conocephalus Hardhead
Cyprinidae Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden shiner
Salmonidae Onchorynchus nerka Sockeye (Kokanee) Salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki clarki Coastal cutthroat trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi Lahontan cutthroat trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki seleneris Paiute cutthroat trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticus Colorado River cutthroat trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta Chum salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch Southern Oregon Northern California coast coho salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch Central Coast coho salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast winter steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Southern California steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss South Central California coast steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Central Valley steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Klamath Mountains Province winter steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast summer steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Central California coast winter steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Klamath Mountains Province summer steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita California golden trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss aquilarum Eagle Lake rainbow trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss gilberti Kern River rainbow trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus Coastal rainbow trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss stonei McCloud River redband trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss subspecies Goose Lake redband trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss whitei Little Kern golden trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Upper Klamath-Trinity spring Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley spring Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley winter Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha California Coast fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Southern Oregon Northern California coast fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley late fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Upper Klamath-Trinity fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley fall Chinook salmon
Oreochromis spp. California tilapia (hybrid)
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Percidae Perca flavescens Yellow perch
Percidae Percina macrolepida Bigscale logperch
Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow
Pleuronectidae Platichthys stellatus Starry flounder
Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinna Sailfin molly
Poeciliidae Poecilia mexicana Shortfin molly
Poeciliidae Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys macrolepidotus Sacramento splittail
Centrarchidae Pomoxis annularis White crappie
Centrarchidae Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie