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MBSS Fish Distributions

Maryland Biological Stream Survey Fish Distributions

The fishes in the table below were collected by the Maryland Biological Stream Survey 1995-2018.

This list includes common and scientific names, (Genus and species) is sorted by common name, and is linked to information about the species distribution in freshwater streams in Maryland.

MBSS fish sampling

Common name Scientific name (Genus species)
American eel Anguilla rostrata
Banded darter Etheostoma zonale
Banded killifish Fundulus diaphanus
Black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Blacknose dace Rhinichthys atratulus
Blue ridge sculpin Cottus caeruleomentum
Blueback herring Alosa aestivalis
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus
Bluntnose minnow Pimephales notatus
Brown bullhead Ameiurus nebulosus
Brown trout Salmo trutta
Central stoneroller Campostoma anomalum
Chain pickerel Esox niger
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
Common carp Cyprinus carpio
Common shiner Luxilus cornutus
Creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus
Creek chubsucker Erimyzon oblongus
Cutlips minnow Exoglossum maxillingua
Cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki
Eastern mudminnow Umbra pygmaea
Eastern silvery minnow Hybognathus regius
Fallfish Semotilus corporalis
Fantail darter Etheostoma flabellare
Fathead minnow Pimephales promelas
Gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum
Golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum
Golden shiner Notemigonus crysoleucas
Goldfish Carassius auratus
Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus
Greenside darter Etheostoma blennioides
Hickory shad Alosa mediocris
Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides
Least brook lamprey Lampetra aepyptera
Longear sunfish Lepomis megalotis
Longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae
Margined madtom Noturus insignis
Mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki
Mottled sculpin Cottus bairdi
Mummichog Fundulus heteroclitus
Northern hogsucker Hypentelium nigricans
Pirate perch Aphredoderus sayanus
Potomac sculpin Cottus girardi
Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus
Rainbow darter Etheostoma caeruleum
Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss
Rainwater killifish Lucania parva
Redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus
Redfin pickerel Esox americanus
River chub Nocomis micropogon
Rock bass Ambloplites rupestris
Rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus
Rosyside dace Clinostomus funduloides
Satinfin shiner Cyprinella analostana
Sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus
Shorthead redhorse Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Silverjaw minnow Notropis buccatus
Smallmouth bass Miropterus dolomieu
Spotfin shiner Cyprinella spilopterus
Spottail shiner Notropis hudsonius
Striped bass Morone saxatilis
Striped shiner Luxilus chrysocephalus
Tadpole madtom Noturus gyrinus
Tessellated darter Etheostoma olmstedi
White perch Morone americana
White sucker Catostomus commersoni
Yellow bullhead Ameiurus natalis
Yellow perch Perca flavescens