roundheads and spot fish

 

The following pages provide overviews of freshwater and saltwater fish. Listings of saltwater fish include species that are encountered by anglers and mariners in the Atlantic Ocean and Mid Atlantic estuaries. Freshwater fish include native fish, introduced varieties, and invasive species.

Saltwater Fish

Amberjacks

Atlantic Cod

Atlantic Haddock

Atlantic Pollock

Atlantic Mackerel

Atlantic Menhaden

Atlantic Bonita

Bigeye Tuna

Black Drum

Black Sea Bass

Blackfin Tuna

Bluefin Tuna

Blueline Tilefish

Bluefish

Croaker

Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi)

False Albacore

Golden Tilefish

Gray Triggerfish

Gray Trout (weakfish, seatrout)

Hake Fish

King Mackerel

Kingfish – Roundheads

Lizardfish

Longfin Albacore Tuna

Monkfish

Northern Puffer (swelling toad)

Ocean Sunfish (mola mola)

Oyster Toadfish

Pigfish

Scup – Porgy

Skates and Rays

Silver Hake (Whiting)

Silver Perch

Snowy Grouper

Southern Flounder

Skipjack Tuna

Spadefish

Spanish Mackerel

Speckled Trout

Spot

Striped Bass

Striped Burrfish

Summer Flounder (fluke)

Tarpon

Yellowfin Tuna

Wahoo

Winter Flounder

 

Freshwater Fish

Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Spotted Bass

Rock Bass

Roanoke Bass

Sunfish Species

Black Crappie

White Crappie

Brown Trout

Rainbow Trout

Brook Trout

Lake Trout

Muskellunge (Musky)

Northern Pike

Chain Pickerel

Walleye

Sauger

White Bass

White Perch

Yellow Perch

Blue Catfish

Flathead Catfish

Channel Catfish

White Catfish

Brown Bullhead (catfish)

Freshwater Drum

Common Carp

Fallfish

Northern Hogsucker

Bowfin

Longnose Gar

Northern Snakehead

 

Anadromous Fish

American Shad

Hickory Shad

River Herring

Atlantic Sturgeon

Atlantic Salmon

 

Related Information

Saltwater Fishing

Freshwater Fishing

Fish Length – Weight Estimates