U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Sacramento Fish & Wildlife OfficeServing the people, conserving the fish, wildlife, and plants of California

A Unit Of The Pacific Southwest Region

Fresh Water Fishes

Little Kern golden trout, U.S. Fish Commission 1905

(For ocean going fishes, see below.)

The fishes shown on this page occur within our service area and are listed, proposed or candidate for listing under the Federal Endangered Species Act. The office shown is the lead on the species. Get a list of all listed, proposed and candidate species within our jurisdiction.

Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office

SF Bay-Delta Fish & Wildlife Office

  • Delta smelt RTF
  • Longfin Smelt

Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office

Ventura Fish & Wildlife Office

NOAA Fisheries Service

Ocean Going & Marine Fishes

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service administers the Endangered Species Act for Anadromous and other fishes that live in the ocean. (Anadromous fishes spend most of their lives in the ocean but spawn in fresh water.)

State of California Fish Pages

Species Info for Kids

We have some species accounts for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students, including:

Last updated: April 3, 2018