Pacific Nothwest Fish Species

This index provides information and images on the coastal fish speicies of the Pacific Northwest. These species range from northern California thru British Columbia to the Gulf of Alaska.

 

Rockfishes
Family Hexagrammidae
Greenlings
Greenlings
Superfamily Cottoidea
Sculpins
Sculpins
 
 
 
Family Embiotocidae
 Surf Perch
Surfperches
Family Gobiidae
 Gobies
Gobies
Family Bathymasteridae
 Ronquils
Ronquils
 
 
 
Family Pholidae
 Gunnels
Gunnels
Family Anarhichadidae
 Wolf-eels
Wolf-eels
Family Batrachoididae
 Toadfishes
Toadfishes
 
 
 
Family Agonidae
 Poachers
Poachers
Family Cyclopteridae
 Lumpsuckers
Lumpsuckers
Family Paralichthyidae
 Sand Flounders
Sand Flounders
 
 
 
 Family Gadidae
 Cods
Cods
 Family Aulorhynchidae
 Tubesnouts
 Tubesnouts
 Family Syngnathidae
Pipefishes 
 Pippefishes
 
 
 
 
 Family Stichaeidae
 Pricklebacks
Picklebacks
 

 

Additional Pacific Northwest Fish Species 

Family Clupeidae - Herrings
Family Gobiesocidae - Clingfishes
Family Liparidae - Snailfishes Family Engraulidae - Anchovies
Family Scytalinidae - Graveldivers Family Zaproridae - Prowfishes
Family Cryptacanthodidae - Wrymouths Family Ptilichthyidae - Quillfishes
Family Gasterosteidae - Sticklebacks Family Trichodontidae - Sandfishes
Family Bythitidae - Viviparous Brotulas Family Zoarcidae - Eelpouts
Subfamily Salmoninae - Salmon & Trout Family Merlucciidae - Hakes
Family Acipenseridae - Sturgeons Family Osmeridae - Smelts