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
Clupeidae Alosa sapidissima American Shad
Clupeidae Dorosoma petenense Threadfin shad
Centrarchidae Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish
Centrarchidae Archoplites interruptus Sacramento perch
Centrarchidae Micropterus coosae Redeye bass
Centrarchidae Micropterus punctulatus Spotted bass
Centrarchidae Pomoxis annularis White crappie
Centrarchidae Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie
Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish
Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed
Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth Bass
Centrarchidae Lepomis gulosus Warmouth
Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill
Catostomidae Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker
Catostomidae Chasmistes brevirostris Shortnose sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus platyrhynchus Lahontan mountain sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis lacusanserinus Goose Lake sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus snyderi Klamath largescale sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus luxatus Lost River sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus rimiculus Klamath smallscale sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus microps Modoc sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis humboldtianus Humboldt sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis mnioltiltus Monterey sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus tahoensis Tahoe sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis occidentalis Sacramento sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus fumeiventris Owens sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus latipinnis Flannelmouth sucker
Catostomidae Catostomus santaanae Santa Ana sucker
Acipenseridae Acipenser transmontanus White sturgeon
Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostris Southern green sturgeon
Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostris Northern green sturgeon