Fish Families

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Fish Families
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2012-12-05 02:52:58
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Fish family PA identification
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Common fish of PA identification - common name and family
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  1. Sea lamprey

    Petromyzontidae
  2. Atlantic sturgeon

    Acipensaridae
  3. Paddlefish

    Polyodontidae

  4. Long wavy dorsal fin
    Bowfin

    Amiidae
  5. American shad

    Clupeidae
  6. Gizzard shad

    Clupeidae
  7. Common shiner

    Cyprinidae
  8. Longnose dace

    Cyprinidae

  9. Dark lines dorsal and ventral
    Creek chub

    Cyprinidae

  10. Mouth barbs underneath
    Dorsal fin extends to tail
    Common carp

    Cyprinidae
  11. White sucker

    Catostomidae
  12. Northern hog sucker

    Catostomidae

  13. Blunt nose
    Cute face
    Shorthead redhorse

    Catostomidae

  14. Small eyes
    Wide mouth
    Yellow bullhead

    Ictaluridae

  15. Bigger eyes
    Smaller mouth
    Channel catfish

    Ictaluridae

  16. Thin light lines
    Northern pike

    Esocidae

  17. Dark wavy vertical lines
    Muskellunge

    Esocidae

  18. Light spots on dark body
    Brook trout

    Salmonidae

  19. Dark spots on lighter body
    Brown trout

    Salmonidae

  20. Splotcy top
    Long/broad vertical spots
    Rainbow trout

    Salmonidae
  21. Atlantic salmon

    Salmonidae

  22. Mouth faces up
    Banded killifish

    Fundulidae

  23. Shallow notch in dorsal fin
    4 rays on pelvic fin
    Mottled sculpin

    Cottidae

  24. Deep notch in dorsal fin all the way to body
    3 rays on pelvic fin
    Slimy sculpin

    Cottidae

  25. Mouth does not extend past eyes
    Dark outline on caudal fin
    Smallmouth bass

    Centrarchidae

  26. Mouth extends past eyes
    Mottled dark ventral line
    Largemouth bass

    Centrarchidae

  27. Red eye
    Dorsal and anal fin end in bulbs
    Rock bass

    Centrarchidae

  28. Dark gill cover
    Dark spot on dorsal and anal fins
    Bluegill

    Centrarchidae

  29. Spiky mohawk dorsal fin
    Dark gill cover
    Pumpkinseed

    Centrarchidae

  30. Pregnant belly
    Elongated rounded dorsal and anal fins
    Green sunfish

    Centrarchidae

  31. Less steep nose curve
    Dorsal fin begins farther from nose
    White crappie

    Centrarchidae

  32. Steeper nose curve
    Dorsal fin begins closer to nose
    Black crappie

    Centrarchidae
  33. Walleye

    Percidae
  34. Yellow perch

    Percidae

  35. Feels like a dart!
    Log perch

    Percidae

  36. Rounded face
    Johnny darter

    Percidae

  37. Red on anal fin
    Rainbow darter

    Percidae

  38. Mottled
    Red under blue on dorsal fin
    Greenside darter

    Percidae

  39. Dark bands connected ventrally
    Banded darter

    Percidae

  40. Knobs on dorsal fin
    Fantail darter

    Percidae

  41. Dark crescents on dorsal fin
    Shield darter

    Percidae

  42. Enlarged 2nd dorsal fin
    Tessellated darter

    Percidae

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