Fish Species

Fish Species by Watersheds : 'Mosquito Creek-Willow Creek-180102040103'

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

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.

Goldfish

  • Carassius auratus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Goldfish, captured in rotary screw trap on Sacramento River at Knight's Landing. Date: January 2009. Photo by Dan Worth, CDFW.

Green Sunfish

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

Klamath Largescale Sucker

  • Catostomus snyderi
  • Yes
  • N / A

Klamath Speckled Dace

  • Rhinichthys osculus klamathensis
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Speckled dace, approximately 7 cm (3”) long. Date: 7/8/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Largemouth Bass

  • Micropterus salmoides
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Largemouth bass approximately 30 cm (12”) long. Location: Deer Creek, California Date 6/22/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Pacific Lamprey

  • Entosphenus tridentata
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Pacific lamprey, captured in rotary screw trap on Sacramento River at Knight's Landing. Photo by Dan Worth, CDFW.

Shortnose Sucker

  • Chasmistes brevirostris
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Shortnose sucker. Photo by Stewart Reid, Western Fishes, Ashland, OR.

Western Mosquitofish

  • Gambusia affinis
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Western mosquitofish, captured in rotary screw trap on Sacramento River at Knight's Landing. Date: 1/29/2009. Photo by Dan Worth, CDFW.