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 Lavinia exilicauda exilicauda Sacramento hitch
Cyprinidae Orthodon microlepidotus Sacramento blackfish
Embiotocidae Hysterocarpus traskii pomo Russian River tule perch
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricussubspecies Russian River roach
Cottidae Cottus asperrimus Rough sculpin
Petromyzontidae Lampetra ayersi River lamprey
Cottidae Cottus gulosus Riffle sculpin
Cottidae Cottus perplexus Reticulate sculpin
Centrarchidae Micropterus coosae Redeye bass
Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish
Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis Red shiner
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subspecies Red Hills roach
Catostomidae Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker
Fundulidae Lucania parva Rainwater killifish
Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed
Cottidae Cottus asper subspecies Prickly sculpin
Poeciliidae Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer
Petromyzontidae Lampetra lethophaga Pit-Klamath brook lamprey
Cottidae Cottus pitensis Pit sculpin
Cyprinidae Siphatales thalassinus subspecies Pit River tui chub
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink salmon
Cottidae Cottus beldingi Paiute sculpin
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarki seleneris Paiute cutthroat trout
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus tridentata Pacific lamprey
Cyprinidae Siphatales bicolor snyderi Owens tui chub
Catostomidae Catostomus fumeiventris Owens sucker
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Owens speckled dace
Cyprinodontidae Cyprinodon radiosus Owens pupfish
Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostris Northern green sturgeon
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast winter steelhead
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss Northern California coast summer steelhead
Petromyzontidae Entosphenus folletti Northern California brook lamprey
Cyprinidae Lavinia mitrulus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia parvipinnus Northern (Pit) roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus navarroensis Navarro roach
Salmonidae Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish
Catostomidae Catostomus occidentalis mnioltiltus Monterey sucker
Cyprinidae Lavinia symmetricus subditus Monterey roach
Cyprinidae Lavinia exilicauda harengeus Monterey hitch
Cyprinidae Siphatales mohavensis Mojave tui chub
Catostomidae Catostomus microps Modoc sucker
Menidiinae Menidia beryllina subspecies Mississippi silversides
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss stonei McCloud River redband trout
Cottidae Cottus klamathensis polyporus Lower Klamath marbled sculpin
Catostomidae Catostomus luxatus Lost River sucker
Osmeridae Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin smelt
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculus subspecies Long Valley speckled dace
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykiss whitei Little Kern golden trout
Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass
Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush Lake trout