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
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss South Central California coast steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Southern California steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch Southern Oregon Northern California coast coho salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Southern Oregon Northern California coast fall Chinook salmon
Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostris Southern green sturgeon
Centrarchidae Micropterus punctulatus Spotted bass
Cottidae Leptocottus armatus Staghorn sculpin
Pleuronectidae Platichthys stellatus Starry flounder
Moronidae Morone saxatilis Striped bass
Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Striped mullet
Catostomidae Catostomus tahoensis Tahoe sucker
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon nevadensis calidae Tecopa pupfish
Cyprinidae Tinca tinca Tench
Cyprinidae Siphatales crassicauda Thicktail chub
Clupeidae Dorosoma petenense Threadfin shad
Gobiidae Eucyclogobius newberryi Tidewater goby
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Tomales roach
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni Unarmored threespine stickleback
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis klamathensis Upper Klamath marbled sculpin
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Upper Klamath-Trinity fall Chinook salmon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Upper Klamath-Trinity spring Chinook salmon
Osmeridae Hypomesus nipponensis Wakasagi
Centrarchidae Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
Petromyzontidae Lampetra richardsoni Western brook lamprey
Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis Western mosquitofish
Moronidae Morone chrysops White bass
Ictaluridae Ameiurus catus White catfish
Centrarchidae Pomoxis annularis White crappie
Acipenseridae Acipenser transmontanus White sturgeon
Ictaluridae Ameiurus natalis Yellow bullhead
Percidae Perca flavescens Yellow perch
Gobiidae Acanthogobius flavimanus Yellowfin goby