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 Siphatales bicolor subspecies Eagle Lake tui chub
Osmeridae Thaleichthys pacificus Eulachon
Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow
Catostomidae Catostomus latipinnis Flannelmouth sucker
Ictaluridae Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
Cyprinidae Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden shiner
Cyprinidae Carassius auratus Goldfish
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus tridentata Goose Lake lamprey
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss subspecies Goose Lake redband trout
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis lacusanserinus Goose Lake sucker
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus Goose Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp
Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
Cyprinidae Mylopharodon conocephalus Hardhead
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies High Rock Springs tui chub
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis humboldtianus Humboldt sucker
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus microcephalus Inland threespine stickleback
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss gilberti Kern River rainbow trout
Petromyzontidae Lampetra hubbsi Kern brook lamprey
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Klamath Mountains Province summer steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Klamath Mountains Province winter steelhead
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus similis Klamath River lamprey
Catostomidae Catostomus snyderi Klamath largescale sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus rimiculus Klamath smallscale sucker
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis Klamath speckled dace
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor bicolor Klamath tui chub
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi Lahontan cutthroat trout
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor pectinifer Lahontan lake tui chub
Catostomidae Catostomus platyrhynchus Lahontan mountain sucker
Cyprinidae Richardsonius egregius Lahontan redside
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus robustus Lahontan speckled dace
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor obesus Lahontan stream tui chub
Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush Lake trout
Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss whitei Little Kern golden trout
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Long Valley speckled dace
Osmeridae Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin smelt
Catostomidae Catostomus luxatus Lost River sucker
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis polyporus Lower Klamath marbled sculpin
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss stonei McCloud River redband trout
Menidiinae Menidia beryllina subspecies Mississippi silversides
Catostomidae Catostomus microps Modoc sucker
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda harengeus Monterey hitch
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subditus Monterey roach
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis mnioltiltus Monterey sucker
Salmonidae Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus navarroensis Navarro roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia parvipinnus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia mitrulus Northern (Pit) roach