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 Gila orcutti Arroyo chub
Cyprinidae Gila coerulea Blue chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor pectinifer Lahontan lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Lavinia mitrulus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis Klamath speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus robustus Lahontan speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Sacramento speckled dace
Cyprinidae Carassius auratus Goldfish
Cyprinidae Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus lucius Colorado pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis Red shiner
Cyprinidae Cyprinus carpio Common carp
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Cyprinidae Lavinia parvipinnus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Tomales roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus navarroensis Navarro roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Clear Lake roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricussubspecies Russian River roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Red Hills roach
Cyprinidae Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden shiner
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda harengeus Monterey hitch
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus grandis Sacramento pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda chi Clear Lake hitch
Cyprinidae Richardsonius egregius Lahontan redside
Cyprinidae Gila elegans Bonytail
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies Eagle Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor obesus Lahontan stream tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies High Rock Springs tui chub
Cyprinidae Tinca tinca Tench
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus vaccaceps Cow Head tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus Goose Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales crassicauda Thicktail chub
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis macrops Bigeye marbled sculpin
Cottidae Leptocottus armatus Staghorn sculpin
Cottidae Cottus asperrimus Rough sculpin
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis polyporus Lower Klamath marbled sculpin
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis klamathensis Upper Klamath marbled sculpin
Cottidae Cottus asper subspecies Prickly sculpin
Cottidae Cottus asper subspecies Clear Lake prickly sculpin
Cottidae Cottus aleuticus Coastrange sculpin
Cottidae Cottus gulosus Riffle sculpin
Cottidae Cottus pitensis Pit sculpin
Cottidae Cottus beldingi Paiute sculpin
Cottidae Cottus perplexus Reticulate sculpin