The Big Dry Arm Spring Storm in the Great Basin Red Cliffs Desert Tortoise Reserve March Morning on the Platte River After a Spring Storm in the Great Basin Hunting Upland Birds at Kingsbury Lake Waterfowl Production Area Sandhill Migration on the Platte River Badlands Sunrise The Green River at Ouray NWR North Park Lupines Moab Sunset

Fish and Aquatic Species


There are many different fish and aquatic species in the Mountain-Prairie Region. To learn more about each one, click on the name of the species below.

Inland Native Trout
Bonneville Cutthroat | Bull Trout | Colorado River Cutthroat | Greenback Cutthroat | Lahontan Cutthroat | Westslope Cutthroat | Yellowstone Cutthroat

Prairie Fishes
Arkansas Darter | Arkansas River Shiner | June Sucker | Kendall Warm Springs Dace | Neosho Madtom | Pallid Sturgeon | Topeka Shiner

Other Fishes
Arctic Grayling | Least Chub | Sturgeon Chub | Sicklefin Chub | Virgin River Chub | Virgin River Spinedace | White Sturgeon | Leatherside Chub | Woundfin | Common Game Fish of the Mountain-Prairie Region

Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish
Humpback Chub | Bonytail | Colorado Pikeminnow | Razorback Sucker

Other Aquatic Species
Warm Springs Riffle Beetle | Wyoming Toad

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
Last modified: June 23, 2020
All Images Credit to and Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Unless Specified Otherwise.
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