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California Fish Website

California Fish Species

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

Desert Pupfish

Cyprinodon macularius
Yes

Thumbnail. Desert pupfish, male, breeding color. Borrego Palm Canyon Pond, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Date: May 2010. Photo - Sharon Keeney, CDFW

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