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 folletti Northern California brook lamprey
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast summer steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast winter steelhead
Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostris Northern green sturgeon
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon radiosus Owens pupfish
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Owens speckled dace
Catostomidae Catostomus fumeiventris Owens sucker
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus tridentata Pacific lamprey
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki seleneris Paiute cutthroat trout
Cottidae Cottus beldingi Paiute sculpin
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink salmon
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Cottidae Cottus pitensis Pit sculpin
Petromyzontidae Lampetra lethophaga Pit-Klamath brook lamprey
Poeciliidae Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer
Cottidae Cottus asper subspecies Prickly sculpin
Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed
Fundulidae Lucania parva Rainwater killifish
Catostomidae Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Red Hills roach
Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis Red shiner
Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish
Centrarchidae Micropterus coosae Redeye bass
Cottidae Cottus perplexus Reticulate sculpin
Cottidae Cottus gulosus Riffle sculpin
Petromyzontidae Lampetra ayersi River lamprey
Cottidae Cottus asperrimus Rough sculpin
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricussubspecies Russian River roach
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii pomo Russian River tule perch
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda exilicauda Sacramento hitch
Centrarchidae Archoplites interruptus Sacramento perch
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus grandis Sacramento pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Sacramento speckled dace
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys macrolepidotus Sacramento splittail
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis occidentalis Sacramento sucker
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii traskii Sacramento tule perch
Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinna Sailfin molly
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon salinus salinus Salt Creek pupfish
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Santa Ana speckled dace
Catostomidae Catostomus santaanae Santa Ana sucker
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis nevadensis Saratoga Springs pupfish
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus subspecies Shay Creek stickleback
Gobiidae Tridentiger bifasciatus Shimofuri goby
Poeciliidae Poecilia mexicana Shortfin molly
Catostomidae Chasmistes brevirostris Shortnose sucker
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone Shoshone pupfish
Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth Bass
Salmonidae Onchorynchus nerka Sockeye (Kokanee) Salmon