Fish Data

Download all data

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
Salmonidae Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus grandis Sacramento pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus lucius Colorado pikeminnow
Ictaluridae Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis Klamath speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis Amargosa Canyon speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus robustus Lahontan speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Sacramento speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Owens speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Long Valley speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Santa Ana speckled dace
Cyprinidae Richardsonius egregius Lahontan redside
Salmonidae Salmo trutta Brown Trout
Salmonidae Salvelinus confluentus Bull trout
Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis Brook Trout
Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush Lake trout
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor bicolor Klamath tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor obesus Lahontan stream tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor pectinifer Lahontan lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies High Rock Springs tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies Eagle Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales crassicauda Thicktail chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus Goose Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus vaccaceps Cow Head tui chub
Osmeridae Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin smelt
Osmeridae Thaleichthys pacificus Eulachon
Cyprinidae Tinca tinca Tench
Gobiidae Tridentiger bifasciatus Shimofuri goby
Catostomidae Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker