Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office
Conserving the Nature of America

Migratory Fish

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife is responsible for assisting in the protection and restoration of migratory fish in North Carolina. Including:

  • American shad (Alosa sapidissima)
  • Hickory shad (Alosa mediocris)
  • Blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis)
  • Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)
  • Striped bass (Morone saxatilis)
  • Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus oxyrinchus)
  • Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)
  • American eel (Anguilla rostrata)

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Last Updated: August 31, 2012