Fish Species of Georgia

Name every freshwater fish species found in Georgia
Includes species that only spend part of their life in freshwater
Only includes fish whose native range includes part of GA
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Scientific Name
Species
Acantharchus pomotis
Mud Sunfish
Acipenser oxyrinchus
Atlantic Sturgeon
Acipenser brevirostrum
Shortnose Sturgeon
Agonostomus monticola
Mountain Mullet
Alosa alabamae
Alabama Shad
Alosa sapidissima
American Shad
Alosa aestivalis
Blueback Herring
Alosa mediocris
Hickory Shad
Alosa chrysochloris
Skipjack Herring
Ambloplites rupestris
Rock Bass
Ambloplites ariommus
Shadow Bass
Ameiurus melas
Black Bullhead
Ameiurus nebulosus
Brown Bullhead
Ameiurus platycephalus
Flat Bullhead
Ameiurus brunneus
Snail Bullhead
Ameiurus serracanthus
Spotted Bullhead
Ameiurus catus
White Catfish
Ameiurus natalis
Yellow Bullhead
Amia calva
Bowfin
Ammocrypta meridiana
Southern Sand Darter
Anchoa mitchilli
Bay Anchovy
Anguilla rostrata
American Eel
Aphredoderus sayanus
Pirate Perch
Aplodinotus grunniens
Freshwater Drum
Awaous banana
River Goby
Campostoma pauciradii
Bluefin Stoneroller
Campostoma anomalum
Central Stoneroller
Campostoma oligolepis
Largescale Stoneroller
Carpiodes velifer
Highfin Carpsucker
Carpiodes cyprinus
Quillback
Catostomus commersonii
White Sucker
Centrarchus macropterus
Flier
Chologaster cornuta
Swampfish
Clinostomus spp.
Hiwassee Dace
Clinostomus funduloides
Rosyside Dace
Cottus carolinae
Banded Sculpin
Cottus chattahoochee
Chattahoochee Sculpin
Cottus bairdii
Mottled Sculpin
Cottus tallapoosae
Tallapoosa Sculpin
Cyprinella callistia
Alabama Shiner
Cyprinella xaenura
Altamaha Shiner
Cyprinella leedsi
Bannerfin Shiner
Cyprinella venusta
Blacktail Shiner
Cyprinella caerulea
Blue Shiner
Cyprinella callitaenia
Bluestripe Shiner
Cyprinella callisema
Ocmulgee Shiner
Cyprinella spiloptera
Spotfin Shiner
Cyprinella whipplei
Steelcolor Shiner
Cyprinella gibbsi
Tallapoosa Shiner
Cyprinella trichroistia
Tricolor Shiner
Cyprinella nivea
Whitefin Shiner
Cyprinella galactura
Whitetail Shiner
Dormitator maculatus
Fat Sleeper
Dorosoma cepedianum
Gizzard Shad
Dorosoma petenense
Threadfin Shad
Elassoma zonatum
Banded Pygmy Sunfish
Elassoma evergladei
Everglades Pygmy Sunfish
Elassoma gilberti
Gulf Coast Pygmgy Sunfish
Elassoma okefenokee
Okefenokee Pygmgy Sunfish
Eleotris amblyopsis
Largescale Spinycheek Sleeper
Enneacanthus obesus
Banded Sunfish
Enneacanthus chaetodon
Blackbanded Sunfish
Enneacanthus gloriosus
Bluespotted Sunfish
Erimystax insignis
Blotched Chub
Erimyzon oblongus
Creek Chubsucker
Erimyzon sucetta
Lake Chubsucker
Erimyzon claviformis
Western Creek Chubsucker
Esox niger
Chain Pickerel
Esox masquinongy
Muskellunge
Esox americanus
Redfin Pickerel
Etheostoma zonale
Banded Darter
Etheostoma duryi
Blackside Snubnose Darter
Etheostoma jessiae
Blueside Darter
Etheostoma edwini
Brown Darter
Etheostoma scotti
Cherokee Darter
Etheostoma hopkinsi
Christmas Darter
Etheostoma ditrema
Coldwater Darter
Etheostoma coosae
Coosa Darter
Etheostoma etowahae
Etowah Darter
Etheostoma parvipinne
Goldstripe Darter
Etheostoma jordani
Greenbreast Darter
Etheostoma chlorobranchium
Greenfin Darter
Etheostoma blennioides
Greenside Darter
Etheostoma swaini
Gulf Darter
Etheostoma brevirostrum
Holiday Darter
Etheostoma chuckwachatte
Lipstick Darter
Etheostoma caeruleum
Rainbow Darter
Etheostoma rufilineatum
Redline Darter
Etheostoma rupestre
Rock Darter
Etheostoma fricksium
Savannah Darter
Etheostoma serrifer
Sawcheek Darter
Etheostoma simoterum
Snubnose Darter
Etheostoma stigmaeum
Speckled Darter
Etheostoma fusiforme
Swamp Darter
Etheostoma tallapoosae
Tallapoosa Darter
Etheostoma tennesseense
Tennessee Darter
Etheostoma olmstedi
Tessellated Darter
Etheostoma trisella
Trispot Darter
Etheostoma gutselli
Tuckasegee Darter
Etheostoma inscriptum
Turquoise Darter
Etheostoma vulneratum
Wounded Darter
Fundulus cingulatus
Banded Topminnow
Fundulus olivaceus
Blackspotted Topminnow
Fundulus notatus
Blackstripe Topminnow
Fundulus chrysotus
Golden Topminnow
Fundulus lineolatus
Lined Topminnow
Fundulus confluentus
Marsh Killifish
Fundulus heteroclitus
Mummichog
Fundulus catenatus
Northern Studfish
Fundulus rubifrons
Redface Topminnow
Fundulus escambiae
Russetfin Topminnow
Fundulus stellifer
Southern Studfish
Fundulus luciae
Spotfin Killifish
Fundulus majalis
Striped Killifish
Gambusia holbrooki
Eastern Mosquitofish
Gambusia affinis
Western Mosquitofish
Heterandria formosa
Least Killifish
Hybognathus regius
Eastern Silvery Minnow
Hybopsis amblops
Bigeye Chub
Hybopsis winchelli
Clear Chub
Hybopsis sp.
Etowah Chub
Hybopsis lineapunctata
Lined Chub
Hybopsis rubifrons
Rosyface Chub
Hypentelium etowanum
Alabama Hog Sucker
Hypentelium nigricans
Northern Hog Sucker
Ichthyomyzon castaneus
Chestnut Lamprey
Ichthyomyzon greeleyi
Mountain Brook Lamprey
Scientific Name
Species
Ichthyomyzon bdellium
Ohio Lamprey
Ichthyomyzon gagei
Southern Brook Lamprey
Ictalurus furcatus
Blue Catfish
Ictalurus punctatus
Channel Catfish
Ictiobus bubalus
Smallmouth Buffalo
Labidesthes sicculus
Brook Silverside
Lepisosteus platyrhincus
Florida Gar
Lepisosteus osseus
Longnose Gar
Lepisosteus oculatus
Spotted Gar
Lepomis macrochirus
Bluegill
Lepomis marginatus
Dollar Sunfish
Lepomis cyanellus
Green Sunfish
Lepomis megalotis
Longear Sunfish
Lepomis auritus
Redbreast Sunfish
Lepomis microlophus
Redear Sunfish
Lepomis miniatus
Redspotted Sunfish
Lepomis punctatus
Spotted Sunfish
Lepomis gulosus
Warmouth
Leptolucania ommata
Pygmgy Killifish
Lucania goodei
Bluefin Killifish
Lucania parva
Rainwater Killifish
Luxilus zonistius
Bandfin Shiner
Luxilus chrysocephalus
Striped Shiner
Luxilus coccogenis
Warpaint Shiner
Lythrurus atrapiculus
Blacktip Shiner
Lythrurus lirus
Mountain Shiner
Lythrurus bellus
Pretty Shiner
Lythrurus fasciolaris
Scarlet Shiner
Macrhybopsis sp.
Coosa Chub
Menidia beryllina
Inland Silverside
Micropterus henshalli
Alabama Bass
Micropterus sp.
Altamaha Bass
Micropterus sp.
Bartram's Bass
Micropterus chattahoochae
Chattahoochee Bass
Micropterus salmoides
Largemouth Bass
Micropterus coosae
Redeye Bass
Micropterus cataractae
Shoal Bass
Micropterus dolomieu
Smallmouth Bass
Micropterus punctulatus
Spotted Bass
Micropterus notius
Suwannee Bass
Micropterus tallapoosae
Tallapoosa Bass
Minytrema melanops
Spotted Sucker
Morone saxatilis
Striped Bass
Morone chrysops
White Bass
Morone americana
White Perch
Moxostoma sp.
Apalachicola Redhorse
Moxostoma duquesnii
Black Redhorse
Moxostoma poecilurum
Blacktail Redhorse
Moxostoma sp.
Brassy Jumprock
Moxostoma erythrurum
Golden Redhorse
Moxostoma lachneri
Greater Jumprock
Moxostoma collapsum
Notchlip Redhorse
Moxostoma carinatum
River Redhorse
Moxostoma robustum
Robust Redhorse
Moxostoma anisurum
Silver Redhorse
Moxostoma rupiscartes
Striped Jumprock
Mugil cephalus
Striped Mullet
Mugil curema
White Mullet
Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub
Nocomis micropogon
River Chub
Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden Shiner
Notropis asperifrons
Burrhead Shiner
Notropis petersoni
Coastal Shiner
Notropis xaenocephalus
Coosa Shiner
Notropis cummingsae
Dusky Shiner
Notropis atherinoides
Emerald Shiner
Notropis micropteryx
Highland Shiner
Notropis hypsilepis
Highscale Shiner
Notropis chalybaeus
Ironcolor Shiner
Notropis amplamala
Longjaw Minnow
Notropis longirostris
Longnose Shiner
Notropis volucellus
Mimic Shiner
Notropis spectrunculus
Mirror Shiner
Notropis chrosomus
Rainbow Shiner
Notropis harperi
Redeye Chub
Notropis photogenis
Silver Shiner
Notropis stilbius
Silverstripe Shiner
Notropis hudsonius
Spottail Shiner
Notropis maculatus
Taillight Shiner
Notropis telescopus
Telescope Shiner
Notropis leuciodus
Tennessee Shiner
Notropis texanus
Weed Shiner
Notropis lutipinnis
Yellowfin Shiner
Noturus funebris
Black Madtom
Noturus munitus
Frecklebelly Madtom
Noturus insignis
Margined Madtom
Noturus leptacanthus
Speckled Madtom
Noturus gyrinus
Tadpole Madtom
Opsopoedus emiliae
Pugnose Minnow
Perca flavescens
Yellow Perch
Percina antesella
Amber Darter
Percina nigrofasciata
Blackbanded Darter
Percina kusha
Bridled Darter
Percina palmaris
Bronze Darter
Percina jenkinsi
Conasauga Logperch
Percina sciera
Dusky Darter
Percina lenticula
Freckled Darter
Percina evides
Gilt Darter
Percina aurolineata
Goldline Darter
Percina crypta
Halloween Darter
Percina caprodes
Logperch
Percina kathae
Mobile Logperch
Percina smithvanizi
Muscadine Darter
Percina squamata
Olive Darter
Percina aurantiaca
Tangerine Darter
Phenacobius catostomus
Riffle Minnow
Phenacobius uranops
Stargazing Minnow
Pimephales notatus
Bluntnose Minnow
Pimephales vigilax
Bullhead Minnow
Poecilia latinpinna
Sailfin Molly
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Black Crappie
Pomoxis annularis
White Crappie
Pteronotropis grandipinnis
Apalachee Shiner
Pteronotropis welaka
Bluenose Shiner
Pteronotropis euryzonus
Broadstripe Shiner
Pteronotropis stonei
Lowland Shiner
Pteronotropis metallicus
Metallic Shiner
Pylodictis olivaris
Flathead Catfish
Rhinichthys atratulus
Eastern Blacknose Dace
Rhinichthys obtusus
Western Blacknose Dace
Salvelinus fontinalis
Brook Trout
Sander vitreus
Walleye
Semotilus atromaculatus
Creek Chub
Semotilus thoreauianus
Dixie Chub
Trinectes maculatus
Hogchoker
Umbra pygmaea
Eastern Mudminnow
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