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List of freshwater fishes of Maryland

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This is a list of freshwater fish living wild in the US state of Maryland.

Contents

Bowfin (Amiidae)

  • Bowfin (Amia calva)
  • Catfishes (Ictaluridae)

  • White catfish (Ameiurus catus)
  • Yellow bullhead (Ameiurus natalis)
  • Brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)
  • Blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
  • Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
  • Stonecat (Noturus flavus)
  • Tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus)
  • Margined madtom (Noturus insignis)
  • Flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris)
  • Eels (Anguillidae)

  • American eel (Anguilla rostrata)
  • Gars (Lepisosteidae)

  • Longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus)
  • Herrings (Clupeidae)

  • Blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis)
  • Hickory shad (Alosa mediocris)
  • Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)
  • American shad (Alosa sapidissima)
  • Gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum)
  • Threadfin shad (Dorosoma petenense)
  • Killifishes (Fundulidae)

  • Banded killifish (Fundulus diaphanus)
  • Mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus)
  • Spotfin killifish (Fundulus luciae)
  • Striped killifish (Fundulus majalis)
  • Rainwater killifish (Lucania parva)
  • Pupfish (Cyprinodontidae)

  • Marsh pupfish (Cyprinodon variegatus)
  • Lampreys (Petromyzontidae)

  • Least brook lamprey (Lampetra aepyptera)
  • American brook lamprey (Lampetra appendix)
  • Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)
  • Lotids (Lotidae)

  • Burbot (Lota lota)
  • Minnows (Cyprinidae)

  • Central stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum)
  • Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
  • Redside dace (Clinostomus elongatus)
  • Rosyside dace (Clinostomus funduloides)
  • Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)
  • Satinfin shiner (Cyprinella analostana)
  • Spotfin shiner (Cyprinella spiloptera)
  • Common carp (Cyprinus carpio)
  • Cutlips minnow (Exoglossum maxillingua)
  • Eastern silvery minnow (Hybognathus regius)
  • Striped shiner (Luxilus chrysocephalus)
  • Common shiner (Luxilus cornutus)
  • Pearl dace (Margariscus margarita)
  • River chub (Nocomis micropogon)
  • Golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas)
  • Comely shiner (Notropis amoenus)
  • Emerald shiner (Notropis atherinoides)
  • Bridle shiner (Notropis bifrenatus)
  • Silverjaw minnow (Notropis buccatus)
  • Ironcolor shiner (Notropis chalybaeus)
  • Spottail shiner (Notropis hudsonius)
  • Swallowtail shiner (Notropis procne)
  • Rosyface shiner (Notropis rubellus)
  • Cheat minnow (Pararhinichthys bowersi)
  • Bluntnose minnow (Pimephales notatus)
  • Fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)
  • Eastern blacknose dace (Rhinichthys atratulus)
  • Longnose dace (Rhinichthys cataractae)
  • Rudd (Scardinius erythropthalmus)
  • Creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus)
  • Fallfish (Semotilus corporalis)
  • Tench (Tinca tinca)
  • Mudminnows (Umbridae)

  • Eastern mudminnow (Umbra pygmaea)
  • Perches (Percidae)

  • Greenside darter (Etheostoma blennioides)
  • Rainbow darter (Etheostoma caeruleum)
  • Fantail darter (Etheostoma flabellare)
  • Swamp darter (Etheostoma fusiforme)
  • Johnny darter (Etheostoma nigrum)
  • Tessellated darter (Etheostoma olmstedi)
  • Maryland darter (Etheostoma sellare)
  • Glassy darter (Etheostoma vitreum)
  • Banded darter (Etheostoma zonale)
  • Yellow perch (Perca flavescens)
  • Logperch (Percina caprodes)
  • Stripeback darter (Percina notogramma)
  • Shield darter (Percina peltata)
  • Walleye (Sander vitreum)
  • Percopsids (Percopsidae)

  • Trout-perch (Percopsis omiscomaycus)
  • Pikes (Esocidae)

  • Redfin pickerel (Esox americanus)
  • Northern pike (Esox lucius)
  • Muskellunge (Esox masquinongy)
  • Chain pickerel (Esox niger)
  • Pirate perch (Aphredoderidae)

  • Pirate perch (Aphredoderus sayanus)
  • Poeciliids (Poeciliidae)

  • Eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)
  • Pupfish (Cyprinodontidae)

  • Sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus)
  • Sculpins (Cottidae)

  • Mottled sculpin (Cottus bairdii)
  • Blue Ridge sculpin (Cottus caeruleomentum)
  • Silversides (Atherinopsidae)

  • Rough silverside (Membras martinica)
  • Inland silverside (Menidia beryllina)
  • Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia)
  • Smelts (Osmeridae)

  • Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax)
  • Snakeheads (Channidae)

  • Snakehead (Channa spp.)
  • Sticklebacks (Gasterosteidae)

  • Fourspine stickleback (Apeltes quadracus)
  • Brook stickleback (Culaea inconstans)
  • Threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
  • Sturgeons (Acipenseridae)

  • Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)
  • Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhinchus)
  • Suckers (Catostomidae)

  • Quillback (Carpiodes cyprinus)
  • Longnose sucker (Catostomus catostomus)
  • White sucker (Catostomus commersoni)
  • Creek chubsucker (Erimyzon oblongus)
  • Northern hogsucker (Hypentelium nigricans)
  • Golden redhorse (Moxostoma erythrurum)
  • Shorthead redhorse (Moxostoma macrolepidotum)
  • Sunfishes (Centrarchidae)

  • Mud sunfish (Acantharcus pomotis)
  • Rock bass (Amblopites rupestris)
  • Flier (Centrarchus macropterus)
  • Blackbanded sunfish (Enneacanthus chaetodon)
  • Bluespotted sunfish (Enneacanthus gloriosus)
  • Banded sunfish (Enneacanthus obesus)
  • Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus)
  • Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus)
  • Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)
  • Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)
  • Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
  • Longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis)
  • Redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus)
  • Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
  • Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
  • White crappie (Pomoxis annularis)
  • Black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
  • Temperate basses (Moronidae)

  • White perch (Morone americana)
  • Striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
  • Trout and whitefish (Salmonidae)

  • Cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki)
  • Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • Brown trout (Salmo trutta)
  • Brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)
  • Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush)
  • Lake herring (Coregonus artedii)
  • References

    List of freshwater fishes of Maryland Wikipedia


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