Fish Species

Fish Species by Watersheds : 'Tecopa Wash-Amargosa River-180902022005'

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

Amargosa Canyon Speckled Dace

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

Amargosa River Pupfish

  • Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae
  • Yes
  • Thumbnail. Amargosa pupfish, left side. Photographed at Ash Meadows, Nevada in April 2006. Photo by Joseph C. Sullivan.