Species of Fish

Species



Bonefish
  Bonefish is a popular gamefish and are known as "grey ghosts of the flats" because they are stealthy, fast swimming fish that are fun and challenging to catch. Bonefish mature at three to four years of age (17-18 inches total length), may live longer than 23 years, and grow to be three feet long and 15 pounds. Descriptio...

Bonito
The Atlantic bonito is a large mackerel and tuna like fish of the family Scombridae.  The range of Sarda sarda extends from Norway to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea in the eastern Atlantic, and from Nova Scotia to the northern Gulf of Mexico in the western Atlantic. While it generally does not appear in the Caribbean...

Bonnethead Shark
The Bonnethead Shark (Sphyrna tiburo) is a small species of hammerhead shark belonging to the family Sphyrnidae. They are usually gray or brown in color, with a distinctive shovel-shaped head that is rounded at the front and flattened at the back, resembling a bonnet or a shovel. These sharks are typically found in shallow coastal waters in the...



Breaksea Cod
Breaksea cod is a species of fish in the Moridae family. It is a bottom-dwelling species that is native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand and Australia. The fish is characterized by its distinctive coloring, which is a mottled brown color on the back and sides, and a lighter belly. It is considered a valuable species for co...

Brook Trout
The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of freshwater fish in the char genus Salvelinus of the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to Eastern North America in the United States and Canada, but has been introduced elsewhere in North America, as well as to Iceland, Europe, and Asia. In parts of its range, it is also known as the eas...

Brown Trout
The brown trout is an originally European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms known as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for much of its life and returns to freshwater only to spa...





Cabezon
The Cabezon, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, is a sculpin native to the Pacific coast of North America. Although the genus name translates literally as "scorpion fish," true scorpionfish, i.e., the lionfish and stonefish, belong to the related family Scorpaenidae. This species is the only known member of its genus. The body of a cabezon is olive gre...


California Sheephead
The California sheephead is a wrasse native to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Its range is from Monterey Bay, California to the Gulf of California, Mexico.   All sheepheads are born as females and eventually change to males. Most females transform to males at a length of about 12 inches at 7 to 8 years of age. This sex change is accompanied...



Channel Catfish
The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish species. It is the official fish of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Tennessee, and is informally referred to as a "channel cat". In the United States, they are the most fished catfish species with around 8 million anglers targeting them per year...

Chinook Salmon
The Chinook salmon, is the largest species in the Pacific (Oncorhynchus) salmon family. Other commonly used names for the species include king salmon, Quinnat salmon, spring salmon and Tyee salmon. Chinook are anadromous fish native to the north Pacific Ocean and the river systems of western North America ranging from California to Alaska. They a...

Chocolate Hind
Cephalopholis boenak, also known as the Chocolate Hind, Boenak Grouper, or Brown Grouper, is a species of reef fish in the Serranidae family. It is a popular species for both commercial and recreational fishing and is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific region, including the waters of Southeast Asia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and northern A...


Chum Salmon
The chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family. It is a Pacific salmon, and may also be known as dog salmon or keta salmon, and is often marketed under the name silverbrite salmon. The name chum salmon comes from the Chinook Jargon term tzum, meaning "spotted" or "marked", while keta i...

Cobia
Cobia are perciform marine fish, the sole representative of their family, the Rachycentridae. Attaining a maximum length of 2 metres (78 inches), cobia have elongate fusiform (spindle shaped) bodies and broad, flattened heads. Their eyes are small and their lower jaw projects slightly past the upper jaw. On the jaws, tongue and roof of the mouth...

Coho Salmon
The coho salmon is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family. Coho salmon are also known as silver salmon or "silvers". Coho spend approximately the first half of their life cycle rearing and feeding in streams and small freshwater tributaries. Spawning habitat is small streams with stable gravel substrates. The remainder of t...



Coney Grouper
Cephalopholis fulva, also known as the Coney Grouper, is a species of reef fish in the Serranidae family. It is a medium-sized species that is widely distributed in the tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, ranging from North Carolina to Brazil, including the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Cephalopholis fulva is a distinctive-lookin...

Coral Trout
Coral trout is a species of fish in the family Serranidae, commonly known as the leopard coral grouper or the common coral trout. It is found in the Indo-Pacific region, from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Society Islands and Samoa, including the Great Barrier Reef and other areas in Australia. Coral trout have a relatively deep, oval-shape...

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