Fish Data

PWD Fish Assessment Sites

KML file of all PWD (RBP V) fish assessment sites with number of species collected at each site.

Fish of Philadelphia Area Rivers and Streams

Family Scientific Name Common Name Feeding1 PA Status2 Tolerance3 Links

Catfish
(Ictaluridae)
Ameiurus catus White Catfish TC RI M FB
Ameiurus natalis Yellow Bullhead Catfish GF RI T FB
Ameiurus nebulosus Brown Bullhead Catfish GF RI T FB
Ictalurus punctatus Channel Catfish GF RN IE M FB
Noturus insignis Margined Madtom BI -- -- FB
Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish -- -- -- FB

Eels
(Anguillidae)
Anguilla rostrata American Eel TC RI T FB

Herring
(Clupeidae)
Alosa aestivalis Blueback Herring PI NA M FB
Alosa mediocris Hickory Shad PI NA -- FB
Alosa pseudoharengus Alewife PI NA M FB
Alosa sapidissima American Shad PI NA M FB
Brevoortia tyrannus Atlantic Menhaden -- -- -- FB
Dorosoma cepedianum Gizzard Shad PH RI T FB

Minnows
(Cyprinidae)
Carassius auratus Goldfish GF RN IE T FB
Clinostomus funduloides Rosyside Dace WC RI I FB
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass Carp -- -- M FB
Cyprinella analostana Satinfin Shiner WC RI T FB
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin Shiner PH RI T FB
Cyprinus carpio Carp GF RN IE T FB
Exoglossum maxillingua Cutlips Minnow BI RI I FB
Hybognathus regius Eastern Silvery Minnow BH RI I FB
Luxilus cornutus Common Shiner GF RI M FB
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner GF RI T FB
Notropis amoenus Comely Shiner WC -- T FB
Notropis hudsonius Spottail Shiner WC RI M FB
Notropis procne Swallowtail Shiner WC RI M FB
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose Minnow GF RI T FB
Pimephales promelas Fathead Minnow GF NT T FB
Rhinichthys atratulus Blacknose Dace GF RI T FB
Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose Dace GF RI T FB
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek Chub GF RI T FB
Semotilus corporalis Fallfish GF RI M FB

Perch
(Percidae)
Etheostoma olmstedi Tessellated Darter BI RI M FB
Perca flavescens Yellow perch TC RI M FB
Percina peltata Shield Darter -- -- -- FB
Sander vitreus Walleye TC IE M FB

Pike
(Esocidae)
Esox americanus Redfin Pickerel TC RI M FB
Esox lucius x masquinongy Tiger Muskie TC NS I --
Esox niger Chain Pickerel TC RI M FB

Salmon
(Salmonidae)
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow Trout TC NS I FB
Salmo trutta Brown Trout TC NS I FB
Salvelinus fontinalis Brook Trout TC NS I FB

Suckers
(Catostomidae)
Carpiodes cyprinus Quillback GF RI T FB
Catostomus commersonii White Sucker GF RI T FB
Erimyzon oblongus Creek Chubsucker GF RI I FB
Hypentelium nigricans Northern Hogsucker -- -- -- FB

Sunfish
(Centrachidae)
Ambloplites rupestris Rock Bass TC RN IE M FB
Lepomis auritus Redbreast Sunfish GF RI M FB
Lepomis cyanellus Green Sunfish GF NT T FB
Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed Sunfish GF RI M FB
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill GF NT T FB
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth Bass TC RN IE FB
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass TC RN IE M FB
Pomoxis annularis White Crappie -- -- -- FB
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Common Name TC RI M FB

Temperate Basses
(Moronidae)
Morone americana White Perch TC RI M FB
Morone saxatilis Striped Bass TC NA I FB

Topminnows
(Fundulidae)
Fundulus diaphanus Banded Killifish WC RI T FB
Fundulus heteroclitus Mummichog GF RI T FB
1.) Feeding Type Key
    PI - Planktivorous Invertivore; PH - Planktivorous Herbivore; TC - Top Carnivore; GF - Generalist Feeder
    WC - Water Column Insectivore; BI - Benthic Insectivore; BH - Benthic Herbivore
2.) Status Key
    NA - Native Anadromous; RI - Resident Indigenous; RN - Resident Naturalized; NS - Non-resident Stocked
    NT - Non-resident Transient
3.) Tolerance Key
    T - Tolerant; M - Moderately Tolerant; I - Intolerant