Fish Species

Fish Species by Watersheds : 'San Pedro Creek-Frontal Pacific Ocean-180500060204'

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

Black Bullhead

  • Ameiurus melas
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Black bullhead, approximately 15 cm (6”) long. Location: Suisun Marsh, California Date: 8/6/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Central Coast Coho Salmon

  • Oncorhynchus kisutch
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Coho salmon fry taken by Lisa Thompson. Location: Shasta River, California. Date: 4/13/2004. Fish was approximately 6.5 cm long (2.5”).

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.

Coastal Threespine Stickleback

  • Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Threespine stickleback (armored). Location: Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Date: 16 April 2011. Photo by Christopher Mosser, UC Davis.

Coastrange Sculpin

  • Cottus aleuticus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Coastrange sculpin, approx. 85 mm (3.5

Common Carp

  • Cyprinus carpio
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Common carp approximately 18 cm (7”) long. Location: Suisun Marsh, California. Date: 8/8/2008. 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.

Prickly Sculpin

  • Cottus asper subspecies
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Prickly sculpin, approximately 10 cm (4”) long. Location: Suisun Marsh, California. Date: 8/6/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Redear Sunfish

  • Lepomis microlophus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Redear sunfish. Photo courtesy of Professor Peter B. Moyle.

Staghorn Sculpin

  • Leptocottus armatus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Pacific staghorn sculpin caught in Suisun Marsh, CA on 20 August 2008. Photo by Amber Manfree.

Starry Flounder

  • Platichthys stellatus
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Starry flounder, juvenile, approximately 7.5 cm (3”) long. Location: Suisun Marsh, California. Date: 8/8/2007. Photo by Dave Giordano.

Tidewater Goby

  • Eucyclogobius newberryi
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Tidewater goby. Captured from Big Lagoon, CA, on 5/9/2006,  Size: approximately 45 mm long. Photo by Zack Larson, USFWS.

White Crappie

  • Pomoxis annularis
  • No
  • Thumbnail. White crappie. Photo courtesy of Corey Geving, webmaster at

Yellowfin Goby

  • Acanthogobius flavimanus
  • No
  • Thumbnail. Yellowfin goby, approximately 10 cm (4”) long. Location: Suisun Marsh, California Date: 8/8/2008.