All fishes reported from Washington, United States (contiguous states)
n = 192
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Table 1: 190 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 1 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 1 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 192 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 190 species currently present in the country/island.
     
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Acantholiparis caecusnative   
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Acipenser medirostrisnative Green sturgeon  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Acrocheilus alutaceusnative Chiselmouth  
Gadiformes Macrouridae Albatrossia pectoralisnative Giant grenadier Giant rattail 
Aulopiformes Alepisauridae Alepisaurus feroxnative Long snouted lancetfish  
Lamniformes Alopiidae Alopias vulpinusnative Thresher Common thresher 
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa sapidissimaintroduced American shad Atlantic shad 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes hexapterusnative Pacific sand lance Sand lance 
Perciformes Ammodytidae Ammodytes personatusnative Pacific sandlance  
Beryciformes Anoplogastridae Anoplogaster cornutanative Common fangtooth Common sabertooth 
Gadiformes Moridae Antimora microlepisnative Finescale mora  
Perciformes Trichiuridae Aphanopus arigatonative Pacific black scabbardfish  
Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae Apristurus brunneusnative Brown catshark  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Arctozenus rissonative Spotted barracudina White barracudina 
Stomiiformes Sternoptychidae Argyropelecus lychnusnative Tropical hatchetfish Silver hatchetfish 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Artedius corallinusnative Coralline sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Artedius notospilotusnative Bonehead sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Asemichthys taylorinative Spinynose sculpin  
Perciformes Sciaenidae Atractoscion nobilisnative White weakfish Seatrout 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Avocettina infansnative Avocet snipe eel Snipe eel 
Cetomimiformes Barbourisiidae Barbourisia rufanative Velvet whalefish Velvet whalefish 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Bathophilus fleminginative Highfin dragonfish Highfin dragonfish 
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Bathyagonus nigripinnisnative Blackfin poacher Blackfin starsnout poacher 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Bathylaco nigricansnative Black warrior Boneythroat 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Bathylagus pacificusnative Slender blacksmelt  
Perciformes Bathymasteridae Bathymaster signatusnative Searcher  
Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae Bathyraja interruptanative Sandpaper skate Bering skate 
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella dentatanative Northern pearleye  
Aulopiformes Scopelarchidae Benthalbella linguidensnative Longfin pearleye  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Carcharodon carchariasnative Great white shark Great white shark 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus cypselurusnative Falcate snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus melanurusnative Blacktail snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Careproctus ovigerusnative Abyssal snailfish  
Perciformes Caristiidae Caristius macropusnative Manefish Bigmouth veilfin 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostomus catostomusnative Longnose sucker Kw'ekw'mús 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostomus columbianusnative Bridgelip sucker Pept'égpuskn 
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostomus platyrhynchusnative Mountain sucker  
Perciformes Malacanthidae Caulolatilus princepsnative Ocean whitefish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Ceratoscopelus townsendinative Dogtooth lampfish Fangtooth lanternfish 
Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximusnative Basking shark Shark 
Stomiiformes Stomiidae Chauliodus macouninative Pacific viperfish  
Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae Chilara taylorinative Spotted cusk-eel  
Perciformes Gobiidae Clevelandia iosnative Arrow goby  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Clidoderma asperrimumnative Roughscale sole  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Clupea pallasii pallasiinative Pacific herring Herring 
Beloniformes Scomberesocidae Cololabis sairanative Pacific saury Saury 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides acrolepisnative Pacific grenadier Roughscale rattail 
Gadiformes Macrouridae Coryphaenoides filifernative Filamented rattail Threadfin grenadier 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus aleuticusnative Coastrange sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus beldingiiendemic Paiute sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus confususnative Shorthead sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus gulosusnative Riffle sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus hubbsinative   
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus marginatusnative Margined sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus perplexusendemic Reticulate sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Cottus rhotheusnative Torrent sculpin  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Couesius plumbeusnative Lake chub  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Dasycottus setigernative Spinyhead sculpin  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Diaphus thetanative California headlightfish  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Embassichthys bathybiusnative Deep-sea sole  
Clupeiformes Engraulidae Engraulis mordaxnative Californian anchovy Bay anchovy 
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus deaninative Black hagfish  
Myxiniformes Myxinidae Eptatretus stoutiinative Pacific hagfish  
Esociformes Esocidae Esox americanusintroduced Redfin pickerel Grass 
Esociformes Esocidae Esox nigerintroduced Chain pickerel Pickerel 
Scorpaeniformes Cyclopteridae Eumicrotremus orbisnative Pacific spiny lumpsucker Spiny lumpsucker 
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus chalcogrammusnative Alaska pollock Alaska pollock 
Gadiformes Gadidae Gadus macrocephalusnative Pacific cod Bacalao de Alaska 
Gadiformes Moridae Halargyreus johnsoniinative Slender codling  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Hemilepidotus hemilepidotusnative Red Irish lord  
Scorpaeniformes Hemitripteridae Hemitripterus bolininative Bigmouth sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Hexagrammos decagrammusnative Kelp greenling Greenling 
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Hexagrammos lagocephalusnative Rock greenling Greenling 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Hippoglossoides elassodonnative Flathead sole  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Hippoglossus stenolepisnative Pacific halibut Halibut 
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Holtbyrnia latifronsnative Streaklight tubeshoulder  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Hypomesus pretiosusnative Surf smelt  
Scorpaeniformes Agonidae Hypsagonus quadricornisnative Fourhorn poacher  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Icelinus borealisnative Northern sculpin  
Lamniformes Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchusnative Shortfin mako Blue pointer 
Lamniformes Lamnidae Lamna ditropisnative Salmon shark  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Lampadena urophaosnative Sunbeam lampfish Sunbeam lampfish 
Petromyzontiformes Petromyzontidae Lampetra richardsoninative Western brook lamprey Pacific brook lamprey 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Lepidopsetta bilineatanative Rock sole Southern rock sole 
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Lepidopsetta polyxystranative Northern rock sole  
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosusintroduced Pumpkinseed  
Perciformes Stichaeidae Leptoclinus maculatusnative Daubed shanny  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Lestidiops ringensnative Slender barracudina Slender barracudina 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Leuroglossus schmidtinative Northern smoothtongue  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis adiastolusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Liparis dennyinative Marbled snailfish  
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Lipolagus ochotensisnative Eared blacksmelt Popeye blacksmelt 
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycenchelys rassinative   
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus fierasfernative Blackmouth eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus mandibularisnative Pallid eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodapus parvicepsnative Smallhead eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes diapterusnative Black eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes pacificusnative Blackbelly eelpout  
Perciformes Zoarcidae Lycodes palearisnative Wattled eelpout  
Osmeriformes Opisthoproctidae Macropinna microstomanative Barreleye  
Aulopiformes Paralepididae Magnisudis atlanticanative Duckbill barracudina  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Malacocottus kincaidinative Blackfin sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Malacocottus zonurusnative Darkfin sculpin  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Melamphaes lugubrisnative Highsnout melamphid Highsnout bigscale 
Gadiformes Melanonidae Melanonus zugmayerinative Arrowtail  
Atheriniformes Atherinopsidae Menidia beryllinanative Inland silverside  
Perciformes Moronidae Morone saxatilisintroduced Striped bass Linesider 
Carcharhiniformes Triakidae Mustelus henleinative Brown smooth-hound  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Mylocheilus caurinusnative Peamouth  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalusnative Great sculpin Sculpin 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Nannobrachium regalenative Pinpoint lampfish Pinpoint lanternfish 
Osmeriformes Microstomatidae Nansenia candidanative Bluethroat argentine White pencilsmelt 
Osmeriformes Alepocephalidae Narcetes stomiasnative Blackhead salmon  
Scorpaeniformes Hemitripteridae Nautichthys robustusnative Shortmast sculpin Smallsail sculpin 
Anguilliformes Nemichthyidae Nemichthys scolopaceusnative Slender snipe eel Atlantic snipe eel 
Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Notorynchus cepedianusnative Broadnose sevengill shark Bluntnose sevengill shark 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Notoscopelus resplendensnative Patchwork lampfish  
Esociformes Umbridae Novumbra hubbsinative Olympic mudminnow  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus clarkiinative Cutthroat trout Colorado River Cutthroat 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutchnative Coho salmon Hooknose 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus mykissnative Rainbow trout Coast range trout 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus nerkanative Sockeye salmon Blueback salmon 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Oncorhynchus tshawytschanative Chinook salmon Blackmouth 
Scorpaeniformes Hexagrammidae Ophiodon elongatusnative Lingcod Alaska ling cod 
Perciformes Serranidae Paralabrax clathratusnative Kelp bass Sea bass 
Pleuronectiformes Paralichthyidae Paralichthys californicusnative California flounder Halibut 
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis megalopusnative   
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Paraliparis paucidensnative Toothless snailfish  
Perciformes Pentacerotidae Pentaceros wheelerinative Slender armorhead Armorhead 
Percopsiformes Percopsidae Percopsis transmontanaendemic Sand roller  
Perciformes Pholidae Pholis schultzinative Red gunnel  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Polypera greeninative Lobefin snailfish  
Stephanoberyciformes Melamphaidae Poromitra cristicepsnative   
Scorpaeniformes Triglidae Prionotus stephanophrysnative Lumptail searobin  
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Prosopium coulteriinative Pygmy whitefish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum crockerinative California flashlightfish Flashlightfish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Protomyctophum thompsoninative Bigeye lanternfish Northern flashlightfish 
Osmeriformes Bathylagidae Pseudobathylagus millerinative Stout blacksmelt Robust blacksmelt 
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes paradoxusnative Tadpole sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Psychrolutidae Psychrolutes sigalutesnative Soft sculpin  
Siluriformes Loricariidae Pterygoplichthys disjunctivusintroduced Vermiculated sailfin catfish  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhinichthys cataractaenative Longnose dace Great Lakes longnose dace 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhinichthys falcatusnative Leopard dace  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhinichthys osculusnative Speckled dace  
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Rhinichthys umatillanative Umatilla dace Umatilla dace 
Perciformes Gobiidae Rhinogobius brunneusintroduced Amur goby  
Scorpaeniformes Liparidae Rhinoliparis attenuatusnative Slim snailfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Ruscarius meanyinative Puget Sound sculpin  
Osmeriformes Platytroctidae Sagamichthys abeinative Shining tubeshoulder Shining tubeshoulder 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salarnative Atlantic salmon Sebago salmon 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalisintroduced Brook trout Brookie 
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus malmanative Dolly varden  
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Sardinops sagaxnative South American pilchard California sardine 
Aulopiformes Notosudidae Scopelosaurus harryinative Scaly paperbone Scaly paperbone 
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Scorpaenichthys marmoratusnative Cabezon Sculpin 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes aleutianusnative Rougheye rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes alutusnative Pacific ocean perch Ocean perch 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes auriculatusnative Brown rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes borealisnative Shortraker rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes caurinusnative Copper rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes elongatusnative Greenstriped rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes emphaeusnative Puget Sound rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes flavidusnative Yellowtail rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes maligernative Quillback rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes melanopsnative Black rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes miniatusnative Vermilion rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes nebulosusnative China rockfish Yellowstripe rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes nigrocinctusnative Tiger rockfish Blackbanded rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes paucispinisnative Bocaccio rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes pinnigernative Canary rockfish Orange rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes prorigernative Redstripe rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes rosaceusnative Rosy rockfish Rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastes ruberrimusnative Yelloweye rockfish Turkey-red rockfish 
Scorpaeniformes Sebastidae Sebastolobus alascanusnative Shortspine thornyhead Channel rockcod 
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Siphateles bicolornative Tui chub Cowhead Lake tui chub 
Squaliformes Somniosidae Somniosus pacificusnative Pacific sleeper shark  
Perciformes Sphyraenidae Sphyraena argenteanative Pacific barracuda California barracuda 
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Spirinchus starksinative Night smelt  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Spirinchus thaleichthysnative Longfin smelt  
Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus suckleyinative Pacific spiny dogfish Spotted spiny dogfish 
Squatiniformes Squatinidae Squatina californicanative Pacific angelshark Pacific angel shark 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Stenobrachius leucopsarusnative Northern lampfish  
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Symbolophorus californiensisnative Bigfin lanternfish California lanternfish 
Myctophiformes Myctophidae Tarletonbeania crenularisnative Blue lanternfish  
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Thaleichthys pacificusnative Eulachon Candlefish 
Perciformes Scombridae Thunnus obesusnative Bigeye tuna  
Lampriformes Trachipteridae Trachipterus altivelisnative King-of-the-salmon  
Perciformes Trichodontidae Trichodon trichodonnative Pacific sandfish  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops macellusnative Roughspine sculpin  
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae Triglops pingeliinative Ribbed sculpin  
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