All fishes reported from Illinois, United States (contiguous states)
n = 87
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Table 1: 82 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 0 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 5 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 87 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 82 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Perciformes Percidae Ammocrypta pellucidanative Eastern sand darter  
Lepisosteiformes Lepisosteidae Atractosteus spatulanative Alligator gar Gemfish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Campostoma anomalumnative Central stoneroller  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Campostoma oligolepisnative Largescale stoneroller  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Centrarchus macropterusnative Flier Flier bream 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Coregonus artedinative Cisco Lake herring 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus carolinaenative Banded sculpin  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Couesius plumbeusnative Lake chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensisnative Red shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinella spilopteranative Spotfin shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinella venustanative Blacktail shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinella whippleinative Steelcolor shiner  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Dorosoma petenensenative Threadfin shad  
Perciformes Elassomatidae Elassoma zonatumnative Banded pygmy sunfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Erimystax x-punctatusnative Gravel chub  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox americanusnative Redfin pickerel Grass 
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma camurumendemic Bluebreast darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma exilenative Iowa darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma gracilenative Slough darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma histrionative Harlequin darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma kennicottiendemic Stripetail darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma micropercanative Least darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma proeliarenative Cypress darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma spectabilenative Orangethroat darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma squamicepsendemic Spottail darter  
Perciformes Percidae Etheostoma zonalenative Banded darter  
Percopsiformes Amblyopsidae Forbesichthys agassiziinative Spring cavefish  
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus diaphanusnative Banded killifish  
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus disparnative Starhead topminnow Northern starhead topminnow 
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus olivaceusendemic Blackspotted topminnow  
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae Gambusia affinisnative Mosquitofish Mosquito Fish 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybognathus argyritisnative Western silvery minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybognathus hankinsoninative Brassy minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybognathus hayinative Cypress minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybognathus nuchalisnative Mississippi silvery minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybognathus placitusnative Plains minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hybopsis amblopsnative Bigeye chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Hypophthalmichthys molitrixintroduced Silver carp Carp 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Ichthyomyzon bdelliumnative Ohio lamprey  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis microlophusnative Redear sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis miniatusnative Redspotted sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis peltastesnative Northern sunfish  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis punctatusendemic Spotted sunfish Stumpknocker 
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis symmetricusnative Bantam sunfish  
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lethenteron appendixnative American brook lamprey  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Luxilus chrysocephalusnative Striped shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Luxilus cornutusnative Common shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Lythrurus fumeusnative Ribbon shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Lythrurus umbratilisnative Redfin shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Macrhybopsis gelidanative Sturgeon chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Macrhybopsis hyostomanative Shoal chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Macrhybopsis meekinative Sicklefin chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Macrhybopsis storeriananative Silver chub  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Menidia beryllinanative Inland silverside  
Perciformes Moronidae Morone americanaintroduced White perch  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Nocomis biguttatusnative Hornyhead chub Horneyhead chub 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Nocomis micropogonnative River chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis boopsnative Bigeye shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis buccatusnative Silverjaw minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis dorsalisnative Bigmouth shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis heterolepisnative Blacknose shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis hudsoniusnative Spottail shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis maculatusnative Taillight shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis nubilusnative Ozark minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notropis shumardinative Silverband shiner  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Noturus eleutherusendemic Mountain madtom  
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Noturus nocturnusnative Freckled madtom  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Opsopoeodus emiliaenative Pugnose minnow  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus mordaxnative Rainbow smelt  
Perciformes Percidae Perca flavescensnative American yellow perch Lake perch 
Perciformes Percidae Percina maculatanative Blackside darter  
Perciformes Percidae Percina scieranative Dusky darter  
Perciformes Percidae Percina shumardinative River darter  
Percopsiformes Percopsidae Percopsis omiscomaycusnative Trout-perch  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Phenacobius mirabilisnative Suckermouth minnow  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Platygobio gracilisnative Flathead chub  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Pteronotropis hubbsinative Bluehead shiner  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhinichthys atratulusnative Blacknose dace Eastern blacknose dace 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalisnative Brook trout Brookie 
Perciformes Percidae Sander canadensisnative Sauger  
Perciformes Percidae Sander vitreusnative Walleye Blue pike 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Scardinius erythrophthalmusintroduced Rudd Pearl roach 
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