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Carassius auratus

The goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus) is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypr… read more

Lake Chub
Couesius plumbeus

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Grass Carp
Ctenopharyngodon idella

The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is a herbivorous, freshwater fish species of family Cyprini… read more

Red Shiner
Cyprinella lutrensis (Notropis lutrensis)

The Red Shiner (Cyprinella lutrensis) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. They… read more

Common Carp
Cyprinus carpio

To 30" (76 cm); 60 lbs (27.2 kg). Robust, moderately compressed; back dark olive; sides lighter, ye… read more

Slender Chub
Erimystax cahni

To 3 3/4" (9.5 cm). Slender. Back yellowish tan to brown, with predorsal stripe of alternating gold … read more

Cutlips Minnow
Exoglossum maxillingua

The Cutlips Minnow (Exoglossum maxillingua) is an olive-green medium-sized minnow (average 6 inches)… read more

Humpback Chub
Gila cypha

To 20" (49 cm). Moderately elongate, with distinctive hump on nape (in adults) overhanging head. Gre… read more

Bonytail Chub
Gila elegans

To 24" (61 cm). Moderately elongate; greenish-gray above, sides lighter, whitish below. Breeding m… read more

Yaqui Chub
Gila purpurea

6" (15 cm). Small for a chub. Body deep, back "humped" in adults. Both sexes darker above, paler bel… read more

Common Shiner
Luxilus cornutus

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Meda fulgida

To 3" (7.5 cm). Elongate, slender, slightly compressed; back olive-brown with dark mottles; sides s… read more

Mylocheilus caurinus

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Golden Shiner
Notemigonus crysoleucas

The golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas) is a cyprinid fish native to eastern North America. It i… read more

Bigeye Shiner
Notropis boops

To 3" (7.5 cm). Cylindrical, terete, slightly compressed. Greenish to olive yellow above, with dark-… read more

Sacramento Blackfish
Orthodon microlepidotus

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Fathead Minnow
Pimephales promelas

The fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas), is a species of temperate freshwater fish belonging to the… read more

Sacramento Splittail
Pogonichthys macrolepidotus

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Sacramento Squawfish
Ptychocheilus grandis

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Colorado Squawfish
Ptychocheilus lucius

Ptychocheilus lucius is the largest cyprinid fish of North America and one of the largest in the wor… read more

Northern Pikeminnow
Ptychocheilus oregonensis

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Blacknose Dace
Rhinichthys atratulus

Blacknose dace (Rhinichthys atratulus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Rhinichthys.… read more

Longnose Dace
Rhinichthys cataractae

The longnose dace (Rhinichthys cataractae) is found in muddy and warm, clear and cold, streams and l… read more

Speckled Dace
Rhinichthys osculus

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Ash Meadows Speckled Dace
Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis

2" (5 cm). Elongate, rounded, small-eyed; back dusky to dark olive; sides gray-green with dark later… read more

Redside Shiner
Richardsonius balteatus

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Creek Chub
Semotilus atromaculatus

Semotilus is the genus of creek chubs, ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. The term "creek chu… read more

Semotilus corporalis

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