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
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis Amargosa Canyon speckled dace
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae Amargosa River pupfish
Clupeidae Alosa sapidissima American Shad
Cyprinidae Gila orcutti Arroyo chub
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis macrops Bigeye marbled sculpin
Percidae Percina macrolepida Bigscale logperch
Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas Black bullhead
Centrarchidae Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie
Ictaluridae Ictalurus furcatus Blue catfish
Cyprinidae Gila coerulea Blue chub
Fundulidae Lucania goodei Bluefin killifish
Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
Cyprinidae Gila elegans Bonytail
Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis Brook Trout
Gasterosteidae Culaea inconstans Brook stickleback
Salmonidae Salmo trutta Brown Trout
Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus Brown bullhead
Salmonidae Salvelinus confluentus Bull trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha California Coast fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita California golden trout
Cyprinodontidae Fundulus parvipinnis California killifish
Oreochromis spp. California tilapia (hybrid)
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Central California coast winter steelhead
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus symmetricus Central California roach
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch Central Coast coho salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley late fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley spring Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Central Valley steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Central Valley winter Chinook salmon
Ictaluridae Ictalurus punctatus Channel catfish
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus keta Chum salmon
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda chi Clear Lake hitch
Cottidae Cottus asper subspecies Clear Lake prickly sculpin
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Clear Lake roach
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii lagunae Clear Lake tule perch
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki clarki Coastal cutthroat trout
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus Coastal rainbow trout
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus Coastal threespine stickleback
Cottidae Cottus aleuticus Coastrange sculpin
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarkii pleuriticus Colorado River cutthroat trout
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus lucius Colorado pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio Common carp
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon salinus milleri Cottonball Marsh pupfish
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus vaccaceps Cow Head tui chub
Osmeridae Hypomesus pacificus Delta smelt
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon macularius Desert pupfish
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss aquilarum Eagle Lake rainbow trout