Fish Species of New Mexico

Name every freshwater fish species found in New Mexico
Includes species that only spend part of their life in freshwater
Only includes fish whose native range includes part of NM
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Scientific Name
Species
Agosia chrysogaster
Longfin Dace
Ameiurus melas
Black Bullhead
Astyanax mexicanus
Mexican Tetra
Campostoma anomalum
Central Stoneroller
Carpiodes carpio
River Carpsucker
Catostomus discobolus
Bluehead Sucker
Catostomus clarkii
Desert Sucker
Catostomus latipinnis
Flannelmouth Sucker
Catostomus plebeius
Rio Grande Sucker
Catostomus insignis
Sonora Sucker
Catostomus commersonii
White Sucker
Cycleptus elongatus
Blue Sucker
Cyprinella formosa
Beautiful Shiner
Cyprinella lutrensis
Red Shiner
Cyprinodon pecosensis
Pecos Pupfish
Cyprinodon tularosa
White Sands Pupfish
Dionda episcopa
Roundnose Minnow
Dorosoma cepedianum
Gizzard Shad
Fundulus kansae
Northern Plains Killifish
Fundulus zebrinus
Plains Killifish
Gambusia nobilis
Pecos Gambusia
Gambusia affinis
Western Mosquitofish
Gila elegans
Bonytail
Gila nigrescens
Chihuahua Chub
Gila intermedia
Gila Chub
Gila nigra
Headwater Chub
Gila pandora
Rio Grande Chub
Gila robusta
Roundtail Chub
Hybognathus placitus
Plains Minnow
Scientific Name
Species
Hybognathus amarus
Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
Ictalurus furcatus
Blue Catfish
Ictalurus lupus
Headwater Catfish
Ictiobus bubalus
Smallmouth Buffalo
Lepomis macrochirus
Bluegill
Lepomis cyanellus
Green Sunfish
Lepomis megalotis
Longear Sunfish
Macrhybopsis tetranema
Arkansas River Speckled Chub
Macrhybopsis aestivalis
Speckled Chub
Meda fulgida
Spikedace
Moxostoma congestum
Gray Redhorse
Notropis girardi
Arkansas River Shiner
Notropis simus
Bluntnose Shiner
Notropis orca
Phantom Shiner
Notropis jemezanus
Rio Grande Shiner
Notropis stramineus
Sand Shiner
Oncorhynchus clarkii
Cutthroat Trout
Oncorhynchus gilae
Gila Trout
Percina macrolepida
Bigscale Logperch
Phenacobius mirabilis
Suckermouth Minnow
Pimephales promelas
Fathead Minnow
Platygobio gracilis
Flathead Chub
Ptychocheilus lucius
Colorado Pikeminnow
Pylodictis olivaris
Flathead Catfish
Rhinichthys cobitis
Loach Minnow
Rhinichthys cataractae
Longnose Dace
Rhinichthys osculus
Speckled Dace
Xyrauchen texanus
Razorback Sucker
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