Fish Species

Fish Species by Watersheds : 'Noble Creek-Pit River-180200020901'

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.

Brown Trout

  • Salmo trutta
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Brown trout, approximately 20 cm (8”) long. Location: Deer Creek, California Date: 6/21/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano

Channel Catfish

  • Ictalurus punctatus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Channel catfish, caught in Nacimiento Reservoir in May 2008 by Teejay O'Rear. Photo by Amber Manfree.

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.

Goose Lake Redband Trout

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

Goose Lake Tui Chub

  • Siphatales thalassinus thalassinus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Tui chub, approximately 10 cm (4”) long. Date: 7/10/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Green Sunfish

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

Hardhead

  • Mylopharodon conocephalus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Hardhead, adult, right side. Location: Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture, UC Davis. Date: 17 May 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.

Northern (Pit) Roach

  • Lavinia mitrulus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. California roach. Captured from the Gualala River. Photo by Carl Page, ARS Consulting.

Pit River Tui Chub

  • Siphatales thalassinus subspecies
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Tui chub, approximately 10 cm (4”) long. Date: 7/10/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

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 Pikeminnow

  • Ptychocheilus grandis
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Sacramento pikeminnow, juvenile. Location: Deer Creek California (Yuba River basin). Date: 6/20/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Sacramento Speckled Dace

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

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.

Smallmouth Bass

  • Micropterus dolomieu
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Smallmouth bass. Photo courtesy of Drew Gregory.

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.