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
Catostomidae Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker
Gobiidae Tridentiger bifasciatus Shimofuri goby
Cyprinidae Tinca tinca Tench
Osmeridae Thaleichthys pacificus Eulachon
Osmeridae Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin smelt
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus vaccaceps Cow Head tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus Goose Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales crassicauda Thicktail chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies Eagle Lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor subspecies High Rock Springs tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor pectinifer Lahontan lake tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor obesus Lahontan stream tui chub
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor bicolor Klamath tui chub
Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush Lake trout
Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis Brook Trout
Salmonidae Salvelinus confluentus Bull trout
Salmonidae Salmo trutta Brown Trout
Cyprinidae Richardsonius egregius Lahontan redside
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Santa Ana speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Long Valley speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Owens speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Sacramento speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus robustus Lahontan speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis Amargosa Canyon speckled dace
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis Klamath speckled dace
Ictaluridae Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus lucius Colorado pikeminnow
Cyprinidae Ptychocheilus grandis Sacramento pikeminnow
Salmonidae Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish
Centrarchidae Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie
Centrarchidae Pomoxis annularis White crappie
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys macrolepidotus Sacramento splittail
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Cyprinidae Pogonichthys ciscoides Clear Lake splittail
Poeciliidae Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer
Poeciliidae Poecilia mexicana Shortfin molly
Poeciliidae Poecilia latipinna Sailfin molly
Pleuronectidae Platichthys stellatus Starry flounder
Cyprinidae Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow
Percidae Percina macrolepida Bigscale logperch
Percidae Perca flavescens Yellow perch
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Oreochromis spp. California tilapia (hybrid)
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 tshawytscha Central Valley winter Chinook salmon