List of Freshwater Fishes for Newfoundland, Canada

Number of freshwater fish species: 22

The tables below were generated from - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the site.
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Family Scientific Name FB Name Name Status
Acipenseridae Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus Atlantic sturgeon   native
Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata American eel   native
Catostomidae Catostomus catostomus catostomus Longnose sucker   native
Catostomidae Catostomus commersonii White sucker   native
Salmonidae Coregonus clupeaformis Lake whitefish  Kapisilik native
Cottidae Cottus bairdii Mottled sculpin   native
Cottidae Cottus cognatus Slimy sculpin   native
Cyprinidae Couesius plumbeus Lake chub   native
Esocidae Esox lucius Northern pike   native
Fundulidae Fundulus diaphanus diaphanus Banded killifish   native
Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus Three-spined stickleback  Kakelashuk native
Lotidae Lota lota Burbot   native
Gadidae Microgadus tomcod Atlantic tomcod   native
Osmeridae Osmerus mordax mordax Atlantic rainbow smelt  Bay capelin native
Petromyzontidae Petromyzon marinus Sea lamprey   native
Salmonidae Prosopium cylindraceum Round whitefish   native
Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius Ninespine stickleback  Kakelashuk native
Cyprinidae Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose dace   native
Salmonidae Salmo trutta trutta Sea trout   introduced
Salmonidae Salvelinus alpinus alpinus Charr  Eqaluk native
Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis Brook trout  Aanaatlik native
Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush Lake trout   native
Page created by Jen, 21.10.03 last modified by Eli, 17.11.04

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Copyright Rhett Butler 1994-2006

The copy for was written in 1994-1995. Therefore some information such as scientific names may be out of date. For this, I apologize. Feel free to send corrections to me.