Freshwater Fish & Saltwater Fish of North America

African Pompano

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 15 - 20 Pounds

Length: 20" - 39"

Agujon Needlefish

Habitat: Inshore, River, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 4 - 10 Pounds

Length: 30" - 60"

Albacore Tuna

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 20 - 45 Pounds

Length: 18" - 25"

Alligator Gar

Habitat: Inland, Nearshore

Weight: 100 - 160 Pounds

Length: 48" - 120"

American Angler

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 40 - 70 Pounds

Length: 24" - 28"

American Eel

Habitat: Inland, Nearshore, Shallow Water

Weight: 8 - 17 Pounds

Length: 30" - 60"

American Gizzard Shad

Habitat: Lake, Shallows, Muddy

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 11" - 15"

American Yellow Perch

Habitat: River, Lake, Backcountry

Weight: 0 - 1 Pounds

Length: 1" - 10"

Apache Trout

Habitat: River, Mountain Stream

Weight: 3 - 6 Pounds

Length: 12" - 24"

Arctic Char

Habitat: Cold Water River, Stream, Pool

Weight: 12 - 25 Pounds

Length: 10" - 42"

Arctic Grayling

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 3 - 5 Pounds

Length: 13" - 30"

Arrow-Tooth Flounder

Habitat: Ocean Floor

Weight: 0 - Pounds

Length: 24" - 36"

Atlantic Bigeye

Habitat: Rocky Bottom, Reef

Weight: 2 - 6 Pounds

Length: 8" - 20"

Atlantic Bonito

Habitat: Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 10 - 12 Pounds

Length: 8" - 36"

Atlantic Butterfish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 6" - 12"

Atlantic Cod

Habitat: Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 4 - 50 Pounds

Length: 48" - 79"

Atlantic Croaker

Habitat: Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 18" - 22"

Atlantic Goldeneye Tilefish

Habitat: Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 40 - 65 Pounds

Length: 24" - 39"

Atlantic Halibut

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 20 - 150 Pounds

Length: 36" - 185"

Atlantic Herring

Habitat: Offshore, Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 8" - 18"

Atlantic Mackerel

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 14" - 24"

Atlantic Needlefish

Habitat: Onshore, River, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 1" - 44"

Atlantic Sailfish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 60 - 150 Pounds

Length: 72" - 124"

Atlantic Salmon

Habitat: Onshore, Lake, River

Weight: 8 - 12 Pounds

Length: 24" - 59"

Atlantic Scombrops

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 5 - 22 Pounds

Length: 20" - 44"

Atlantic Sharpnose Shark

Habitat: Shallow, Warm Water

Weight: 7 - 9 Pounds

Length: 39" - 43"

Atlantic Tomcod

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 0 - 1 Pounds

Length: 6" - 15"

Atlantic Wolffish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 10 - 33 Pounds

Length: 36" - 60"

Bar Jack

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 15 - 18 Pounds

Length: 15" - 20"

Barndoor Skate

Habitat: Onshore, Offshore, Ocean Floor, Continental Shelves

Weight: 40 - 44 Pounds

Length: 60" - 64"

Barracuda

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 5 - 15 Pounds

Length: 24" - 39"

Barred Sand Bass

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 10 - 13 Pounds

Length: 12" - 26"

Barred Surfperch

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 1 Pounds

Length: 4" - 17"

Bearded Brotula

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 8 - 18 Pounds

Length: 19" - 37"

Bermuda Sea Chub

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 9 - 13 Pounds

Length: 20" - 30"

Bigeye Scad

Habitat: Coral Reef, Onshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 8" - 15"

Bigeye Thresher

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 350 - 800 Pounds

Length: 72" - 192"

Bigeye Tuna

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 150 - 300 Pounds

Length: 41" - 98"

Bigmouth Buffalo

Habitat: Lake, River, Backwater

Weight: 30 - 65 Pounds

Length: 24" - 48"

Bigmouth Sculpin

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 10 - 30 Pounds

Length: 12" - 36"

Black Acara

Habitat: Shallow, Stagnant

Weight: 0 - 1 Pounds

Length: 0" - 8"

Black Buffalo

Habitat: Lake, Channels

Weight: 20 - 30 Pounds

Length: 20" - 48"

Black Bullhead

Habitat: River, Lake, Backcountry

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 8" - 26"

Black Drum

Habitat: Brackish Waters, Onshore

Weight: 15 - 90 Pounds

Length: 0" - "

Black Grouper

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 5 - 20 Pounds

Length: 39" - 52"

Black Jack

Habitat: Offshore, Reef, Wrecks

Weight: 12 - 26 Pounds

Length: 27" - 39"

Black Marlin

Habitat: Offshore, Warm Water

Weight: 300 - 1560 Pounds

Length: 120" - 183"

Black Rockfish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 2 - 10 Pounds

Length: 8" - 25"

Black Sea Bass

Habitat: Offshore, Onshore, Nearshore, Wreck, Reef

Weight: 2 - 9 Pounds

Length: 10" - 26"

Black Skipjack

Habitat: Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 16 - 26 Pounds

Length: 24" - 33"

Blackfin Sculpin

Habitat: Sandy Bottom

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 4" - 8"

Blackfin Tuna

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 2 - 20 Pounds

Length: 7" - 43"

Blackline Tilefish

Habitat: Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 10 - 20 Pounds

Length: 11" - 24"

Blacknose Shark

Habitat: Nearshore, Continental Shelf

Weight: 22 - 42 Pounds

Length: 48" - 79"

Blacksmith

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Shallows, Rocky, Reef

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 6" - 10"

Blacktip Shark

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 100 - 150 Pounds

Length: 60" - 108"

Blob Sculpin

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater, Continental Shelf

Weight: 20 - 28 Pounds

Length: 12" - 28"

Blue Catfish

Habitat: River, Lake, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 20 - 40 Pounds

Length: 25" - 65"

Blue Marlin

Habitat:

Weight: 200 - 400 Pounds

Length: 132" - 197"

Blue Rockfish

Habitat: Onshore, Offshore, Rocky, Reefs

Weight: 6 - 8 Pounds

Length: 21" - 24"

Blue Runner

Habitat: Onshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 5 - 11 Pounds

Length: 13" - 28"

Blue Shark

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 60 - 121 Pounds

Length: 72" - 157"

Bluefin Tuna

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 200 - 600 Pounds

Length: 78" - 180"

Bluefish

Habitat: Nearshore, Onshore

Weight: 3 - 15 Pounds

Length: 15" - 51"

Bluegill

Habitat: Lake, Pond, River

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 6" - 16"

Bluntnose Sixgill Shark

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 449 - 880 Pounds

Length: 120" - 190"

Bocaccio Rockfish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 9 - 21 Pounds

Length: 12" - 36"

Bonefish

Habitat: Onshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 4 - 16 Pounds

Length: 16" - 41"

Bonnethead Shark

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 0 - 25 Pounds

Length: 24" - 59"

Bowfin

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 12 - 21 Pounds

Length: 20" - 43"

Bramble Shark

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 200 - 440 Pounds

Length: 57" - 122"

Brassy Chub

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Rocky Bottom, Reef

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 20" - 28"

Broadnose Sevengill Shark

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 130 - 230 Pounds

Length: 57" - 118"

Brook Trout

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 6 Pounds

Length: 10" - 34"

Broomtail Grouper

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater, Reefs

Weight: 30 - 60 Pounds

Length: 25" - 59"