Freshwater Fish & Saltwater Fish of North America

River Redhorse

Habitat: Rivers, Lakes, Backcountry

Weight: 5 - 9 Pounds

Length: 23" - 28"

Rock Bass

Habitat: Lake, Stream Pools, Vegetation, Rocky Bottom

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 6" - 17"

Roosterfish

Habitat: Southern California, Pero, Panama, Costa Rica

Weight: 50 - 114 Pounds

Length: 48" - 64"

Round Whitefish

Habitat: Lakes, Rivers

Weight: 2 - 18 Pounds

Length: 8" - 22"

Rudd

Habitat: Lake, River, Backwater

Weight: 2 - 5 Pounds

Length: 14" - 24"

Ruffe

Habitat: Lakes, Canals, Rivers

Weight: 0 - 1 Pounds

Length: 3" - 10"

Salmon Shark

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 210 - 1000 Pounds

Length: 72" - 120"

Sand Perch

Habitat: Inshore, Flats, Reefs, Wrecks

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 4" - 11"

Sand Tiger Shark

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Coral Reefs, Estuaries

Weight: 191 - 350 Pounds

Length: 78" - 126"

Sandbar Shark

Habitat: Continental Shelves, Oceanic Banks

Weight: 143 - 260 Pounds

Length: 20" - 71"

Sauger

Habitat: Rivers, Lakes, Tributaries, Streams,

Weight: 1 - 8 Pounds

Length: 12" - 21"

Scalloped Hammerhead

Habitat: Inshore, Offshore

Weight: 60 - 64 Pounds

Length: 59" - 169"

Scamp Grouper

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: -13 - 32 Pounds

Length: 12" - 42"

Scup

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 10" - 18"

Sea Trout

Habitat: Inshore, Nearshore, Covered River

Weight: 1 - 6 Pounds

Length: 20" - 55"

Shad

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 2 - 5 Pounds

Length: 6" - 25"

Sheepshead

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 1 - 8 Pounds

Length: 14" - 20"

Shiner Perch

Habitat: Inshore

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 5" - 8"

Shoal Bass

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Rivers, Rocky Shoals

Weight: 4 - 8 Pounds

Length: 20" - 24"

Shortfin Mako Shark

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 150 - 300 Pounds

Length: 72" - 150"

Shortnose Gar

Habitat: Lake, River, Backwater

Weight: 5 - 6 Pounds

Length: 25" - 35"

Shortnose Sturgeon

Habitat: River, Lake, Inshore

Weight: 45 - 60 Pounds

Length: 48" - 54"

Shovelnose Guitarfish

Habitat: Inshore, Flats

Weight: 2 - 47 Pounds

Length: 35" - 54"

Shovelnose Sturgeon

Habitat: River, Sandbanks

Weight: 5 - 11 Pounds

Length: 19" - 34"

Silk Snapper

Habitat: Gulf of Mexico

Weight: 0 - 18 Pounds

Length: 17" - 32"

Skipjack Shad

Habitat: Rivers, Dams, Wing Dikes

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 12" - 18"

Skipjack Tuna

Habitat: Offshore, Temperate Waters

Weight: 18 - 76 Pounds

Length: 30" - 43"

Smallmouth Bass

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 4 Pounds

Length: 12" - 27"

Smallmouth Buffalo

Habitat: Lake, River, Tributaries

Weight: 20 - 50 Pounds

Length: 16" - 44"

Smalltooth Sawfish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Backcountry

Weight: 600 - 770 Pounds

Length: 0" - 300"

Smooth Hammerhead

Habitat: Inshore, Offshore

Weight: 185 - 880 Pounds

Length: 96" - 197"

Snook

Habitat: Inshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 12 - 29 Pounds

Length: 16" - 50"

Snowy Grouper

Habitat: Offshore, Reef, Wreck, Deep Water

Weight: 24 - 30 Pounds

Length: 30" - 38"

Sockeye Salmon

Habitat: Inshore, Lake, River

Weight: 4 - 14 Pounds

Length: 0" - 33"

Southern Flounder

Habitat: Onshore, Inshore, Channels, Rivers

Weight: 1 - 4 Pounds

Length: 12" - 33"

Southern Kingcroaker

Habitat: Onshore, Rivermouth

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 12" - 20"

Southern Sennet

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 18" - 24"

Southern Stingray

Habitat: Ocean Beaches, Offshore, Nearshore, Bays, Estuaries

Weight: 50 - 200 Pounds

Length: 60" - 79"

Spadefish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 3 - 14 Pounds

Length: 12" - 36"

Spanish Mackerel

Habitat: offshore, onshore, nearshore

Weight: 8 - 120 Pounds

Length: 20" - 72"

Speckled Hind

Habitat: Nearshore, Ledges, Wreck

Weight: 40 - 66 Pounds

Length: 35" - 47"

Spinner Shark

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Shallows

Weight: 60 - 120 Pounds

Length: 72" - 118"

Spotted Bass

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 11 Pounds

Length: 20" - 25"

Spotted Gar

Habitat: Creeks, Rivers, Lakes, Brackish Water

Weight: 4 - 6 Pounds

Length: 15" - 59"

Spotted Grouper

Habitat: Patch Reefs, Lagoons (younger), Rocky Reefs

Weight: 10 - 49 Pounds

Length: 18" - 45"

Spotted Wolffish

Habitat: Atlantic Coast

Weight: 0 - 61 Pounds

Length: 12" - 71"

Squeteague

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Shallows

Weight: 12 - 20 Pounds

Length: 14" - 39"

Starry Flounder

Habitat: Bays, Lagoons, Rivers, Harbors

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 12" - 36"

Steelhead Trout

Habitat: Coastal, rivers

Weight: 2 - 35 Pounds

Length: 12" - 46"

Striped Bass

Habitat: River, Lake, Onshore, Near shore

Weight: 10 - 36 Pounds

Length: 20" - 79"

Striped Burrfish

Habitat: Rivers, Inshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 8" - 11"

Striped Marlin

Habitat: Onshore

Weight: 417 - 440 Pounds

Length: 137" - 165"

Summer Flounder

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 15" - 37"

Suwannee Bass

Habitat: River, Shallows, Streams

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 8" - 16"

Swell Shark

Habitat: Coral Reefs, Nearshore, Continental Shelf, Kelp Forests

Weight: 10 - 22 Pounds

Length: 32" - 43"

Swordfish

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 50 - 1182 Pounds

Length: 48" - 179"

Tarpon

Habitat: Inshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 25 - 63 Pounds

Length: 48" - 96"

Tautog

Habitat: rocky outcrops, boulders, jetties

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 1" - 36"

Tench

Habitat: River, Lakes, Ponds, Estuaries

Weight: 4 - 15 Pounds

Length: 16" - 33"

Thresher Shark

Habitat: Nearshore, Continental Shelf, Inshore, Offshore

Weight: 500 - 1120 Pounds

Length: 120" - 240"

Tiger Shark

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 850 - 3000 Pounds

Length: 120" - 295"

Tope Shark

Habitat: Warm Coastal Waters

Weight: 60 - 98 Pounds

Length: 50" - 77"

Tripletail

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 2 - 20 Pounds

Length: 12" - 36"

Vermilion Rockfish

Habitat: Reefs, offshore

Weight: 6 - 7 Pounds

Length: 14" - 22"

Wahoo

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 15 - 35 Pounds

Length: 12" - 98"

Walleye

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 10 Pounds

Length: 12" - 42"

Warmouth

Habitat: River, Lake, Swamp, Muddy, Vegetation

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 4" - 12"

Warsaw Grouper

Habitat: Nearshore, Reef, Deepwater

Weight: 150 - 440 Pounds

Length: 65" - 92"

White Bass

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 10" - 18"

White Catfish

Habitat: Coastal River, Tidal Water

Weight: 6 - 9 Pounds

Length: 13" - 24"

White Croaker

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Bays

Weight: 0 - 1 Pounds

Length: 8" - 16"

White Grunt

Habitat: Offshore, Inshore, Backcountry

Weight: 2 - 6 Pounds

Length: 6" - 14"

White Marlin

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 45 - 65 Pounds

Length: 50" - 118"

White Perch

Habitat: inshore

Weight: 0 - 3 Pounds

Length: 7" - 19"

White Sturgeon

Habitat: Onshore

Weight: 1 - 1100 Pounds

Length: 1" - 148"