State Fish

This is a list of official and *unofficial U.S. state fishes:

Table

State Fish Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama Largemouth bass
(fresh water)
Micropterus salmoides 1975[1]
Fighting tarpon
(salt water)
Megalops atlanticus 1955[2]
Alaska King salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 1962[3]
Arizona Apache trout Oncorhynchus gilae (subspecies apache) 1986[4]
Arkansas
California Golden trout
(fresh water)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (subspecies aguabonita) 1947[5]
Garibaldi
(salt water)
Hypsypops rubicundus 1995[6]
Colorado Greenback cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies stomias) 1994[7]
Connecticut American shad Alosa sapidissima 2003[8]
Delaware Weakfish Cynoscion regalis 1981[9]
Florida Florida largemouth bass
(fresh water)
Micropterus salmoides
(subspecies floridanus)
2007[10]
Atlantic sailfish
(salt water)
Istiophorus albicans 2007[11]
Georgia Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides 1970[12]
Hawaii Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa Rhinecanthus rectangulus 2006[13]
Idaho Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki 1990[14]
Illinois Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus 1986[15]
Indiana Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides 1970[16]
Iowa Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus 2001[17]
Kansas
Kentucky Kentucky spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus 1956[18]
Louisiana White crappie Pomoxis annularis 1993[19]
Maine Landlocked Atlantic salmon Salmo salar [20]
Maryland Striped Bass Morone saxatilis 1965[21]
Massachusetts Cod Gadus morhua [22]
Michigan Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis 1988[23]
Minnesota Walleye Sander vitreus 1965[24]
Mississippi Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides 1974[25]
Missouri Channel catfish
(fish)
Ictalurus punctatus 1997[26]
Paddlefish
(aquatic animal)
Polyodon spathula 1997[27]
Montana Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki 1977[28]
Nebraska Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus 1997[29]
Nevada Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies henshawi) 200px [30]
New Hampshire Brook trout
(freshwater)
Salvelinus fontinalis 1994[31]
Striped bass
(salt water game fish)
Morone saxatilis 1994[32]
New Jersey Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis 1991[33]
New Mexico Rio Grande cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies virginalis) 2005[34]
New York Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis 1975[35]
Striped bass
(marine)
Morone saxatilis [36]
North Carolina Channel Bass Sciaenops ocellatus 1971[37]
Southern Appalachian brook trout
(freshwater trout)
Salvelinus fontinalis 2005[37]
North Dakota Northern pike Esox lucius [38]
Oklahoma White bass Morone chrysops
Oregon Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 1961
Pennsylvania Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis
Rhode Island Striped bass Morone saxatilis
South Carolina Striped bass Morone saxatilis 1972[39]
South Dakota Walleye Sander vitreus
Tennessee Largemouth bass
(sport fish)
Micropterus salmoides
Channel catfish
(state commercial fish)
Ictalurus punctatus
Texas Guadalupe bass Micropterus treculii 1989[40]
Utah Bonneville cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies utah) 1997[41]
Vermont Brook trout
(cold water)
Salvelinus fontinalis
Walleye
(warm water)
Sander vitreus
Virginia Brook trout
(fresh water)
Salvelinus fontinalis
Striped bass
(salt water)
Morone saxatilis 200px
Washington Steelhead trout Oncorhynchus mykiss 1969[42]
West Virginia West Virginia golden brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis
Wisconsin Muskellunge Esox masquinongy 1955[43]
Wyoming Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii

See also

Notes

References

  • Netstate.com state fish tables

External links

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