List of U.S. state fish

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This is a list of U.S. state fishes:

TableEdit

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 Alligator gar
(primitive)
Atractosteus spatula   2019[5]
California Golden trout
(fresh water)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (subspecies aguabonita)   1947[6]
Garibaldi
(salt water)
Hypsypops rubicundus   1995[7]
Colorado Greenback cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii (subspecies stomias)   1994[8]
Connecticut American shad Alosa sapidissima   2003[9]
Delaware Weakfish Cynoscion regalis   1981[10]
District of Columbia American Shad Alosa sapidissima   [11]
Florida Florida largemouth bass
(fresh water)
Micropterus salmoides
(subspecies floridanus)
2007[12]
Atlantic sailfish
(salt water)
Istiophorus albicans   2007[13]
Georgia Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides   1970[14]
Southern Appalachian brook trout
(cold water game fish)
Salvelinus fontinalis   2006[15][16]
Red drum
(salt-water fish)
Sciaenops ocellatus   2006[17][18]
Hawaii Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa Rhinecanthus rectangulus   2006[19]
Idaho Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii   1990[20]
Illinois Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus   1986[21]
Indiana None recognized[22]
Iowa Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus   2001[23]
Kansas Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus   2018[24]
Kentucky Kentucky spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus   1956[25]
Louisiana White crappie
(fresh water)
Pomoxis annularis   1993[26]
Spotted sea trout
(salt water)
Cynoscion nebulosus   2001[27]
Maine Landlocked Atlantic salmon Salmo salar sebago   1969[28][29]
Maryland Rockfish
(striped bass)
Morone saxatilis   1965[30]
Massachusetts Cod Gadus morhua   1974[31][32]
Michigan Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis   1988[33]
Minnesota Walleye Sander vitreus   1965[34]
Mississippi Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides   1974[35]
Missouri Channel catfish
(fish)
Ictalurus punctatus   1997[36]
Paddlefish
(aquatic animal)
Polyodon spathula   1997[37]
Montana Blackspotted cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii (subspecies lewisi)   1977[38]
Nebraska Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus   1997[39]
Nevada Lahontan cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii (subspecies henshawi)   1981[40][41]
New Hampshire Brook trout
(freshwater)
Salvelinus fontinalis   1994[42]
Striped bass
(salt water game fish)
Morone saxatilis   1994[43]
New Jersey Brook trout
(freshwater)
Salvelinus fontinalis   1991[44][45]
Striped bass
(salt water game fish)
Morone saxatilis   2017[46]
New Mexico Rio Grande cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii (subspecies virginalis)   2005[47]
New York Brook trout
(freshwater)
Salvelinus fontinalis   1975[48]
Striped bass
(marine/saltwater)
Morone saxatilis   2006[49][50]
North Carolina Channel Bass (saltwater) Sciaenops ocellatus   1971[51][52]
Southern Appalachian brook trout
(freshwater trout)
Salvelinus fontinalis   2005[51]
North Dakota Northern pike Esox lucius   1969[53][54]
Ohio None recognized[55]
Oklahoma White bass Morone chrysops   1974[56]
Oregon Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha   1961[57]
Pennsylvania Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis   1970[58]
Rhode Island Striped bass Morone saxatilis   2000[59]
South Carolina Striped bass Morone saxatilis   1972[60]
South Dakota Walleye Sander vitreus   1992[61]
Tennessee Smallmouth bass
(sport fish)
Micropterus dolomieu   2005[62]
Channel catfish
(state commercial fish)
Ictalurus punctatus   1987[62]
Texas Guadalupe bass (freshwater) Micropterus treculii   1989[63]
Red drum (saltwater) Sciaenops ocellatus   2011[63]
Utah Bonneville cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii (subspecies utah)   1997[64]
Vermont Brook trout
(cold water)
Salvelinus fontinalis   1978 (2012)[65][66]
Walleye
(warm water)
Sander vitreus  
Virginia Brook trout
(fresh water)
Salvelinus fontinalis   2011[67]
Striped bass
(salt water)
Morone saxatilis 200px
Washington Steelhead trout Oncorhynchus mykiss   1969[68]
West Virginia Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis   1973[69]
Wisconsin Muskellunge Esox masquinongy   1955[70]
Wyoming Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii   1987[71]


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