Fish Species

Fish Species by Watersheds : 'Lower Cedar Creek-West Valley Reservoir-180200020203'

Freshwater native and non-native fish species present currently and/or historically, determined from the PISCES database (Feb. 26, 2014).  Some species, such as salmon or steelhead, may no longer be present upstream of dams that lack fish passage.

Yes/No corresponds to California native species

Bluegill

  • Lepomis macrochirus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Bluegill approximately 15 cm (6”) long. Location: Leonard Lake, California Date: 8/6/2008 Photo: Lisa Thompson

Brook Trout

  • Salvelinus fontinalis
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Brook trout, captured in Lassen Creek, Modoc County, CA, on 8 July 2007. Photo by Dave Giordano

Brown Bullhead

  • Ameiurus nebulosus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Brown bullhead. Caught in Seneca County, New York. Photo by Arthur Masloski, January 2009.

Coastal Rainbow Trout

  • Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Rainbow trout, 18 cm (7”) long. Location: Deer Creek, California (Yuba River basin). Date: 6/21/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Golden Shiner

  • Notemigonus crysoleucas
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Golden shiner, caught in Iron Gate Reservoir, California on 12 May 2009 by Teejay O'Rear. Photo by Amber Manfree.

Green Sunfish

  • Lepomis cyanellus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Green sunfish with measurements Location: Leonard Lake, California Date: 8/6/2008 Photo: Lisa Thompson

Pit Sculpin

  • Cottus pitensis
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Pit sculpin. Modoc County, CA. July 10, 2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Pit-Klamath Brook Lamprey

  • Lampetra lethophaga
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Pit-Klamath brook lamprey adult. Location: Dry Creek, Lake County, Oregon. Date: 9/18/2007. Photo by Michael P. Heck, Oregon DFW.

Sacramento Perch

  • Archoplites interruptus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Sacramento perch, adult male. Captured from Sindicich Lagoon, Martinez, California in May 2001. Photo by Chris Miller, Contra Costa MVCD.

Sacramento Sucker

  • Catostomus occidentalis occidentalis
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Sacramento sucker, adult, caught in Putah Creek, California on 26 June 2008 by Teejay O'Rear. Photo by Amber Manfree.