Fishes
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More than 600 vertebrate wildlife species currently occur in Utah. In addition, several other vertebrate species have occurred in Utah during recent times, but no longer occur in the state. Select the appropriate links below to learn about any or all of these wildlife species.

Note: Approximately 100 additional vertebrate wildlife species (primarily birds) "accidentally" occur in Utah from time to time, although Utah is outside of their normal ranges. These species are not included on the list below.

 
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Mammals   Amphibians   Reptiles   Birds

Common Name    Scientific Name
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ARCTIC GRAYLING  THYMALLUS ARCTICUS
BEAR LAKE SCULPIN  COTTUS EXTENSUS
BEAR LAKE WHITEFISH  PROSOPIUM ABYSSICOLA
BLACK BULLHEAD  AMEIURUS MELAS
BLACK CRAPPIE  POMOXIS NIGROMACULATUS
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BLUEGILL  LEPOMIS MACROCHIRUS
BLUEHEAD SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS DISCOBOLUS
BONNEVILLE CISCO  PROSOPIUM GEMMIFER
BONNEVILLE CUTTHROAT TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS CLARKII UTAH
BONNEVILLE WHITEFISH  PROSOPIUM SPILONOTUS
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BONYTAIL  GILA ELEGANS
BRASSY MINNOW  HYBOGNATHUS HANKINSONI
BROOK STICKLEBACK  CULAEA INCONSTANS
BROOK TROUT  SALVELINUS FONTINALIS
BROWN TROUT  SALMO TRUTTA
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BURBOT  LOTA LOTA
CHANNEL CATFISH  ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS
COLORADO PIKEMINNOW  PTYCHOCHEILUS LUCIUS
COLORADO RIVER CUTTHROAT TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS CLARKII PLEURITICUS
COMMON CARP  CYPRINUS CARPIO
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CREEK CHUB  SEMOTILUS ATROMACULATUS
DESERT SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS CLARKII
EMERALD SHINER  NOTROPIS ATHERINOIDES
FATHEAD MINNOW  PIMEPHALES PROMELAS
FLANNELMOUTH SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS LATIPINNIS
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GIZZARD SHAD  DOROSOMA CEPEDIANUM
GOLDEN SHINER  NOTEMIGONUS CRYSOLEUCAS
GOLDEN TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS AGUABONITA
GOLDFISH  CARASSIUS AURATUS
GRASS CARP  CTENOPHARYNGODON IDELLA
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GREEN SUNFISH  LEPOMIS CYANELLUS
HUMPBACK CHUB  GILA CYPHA
JAGUAR GUAPOTE  CICHLASOMA MANAGUENSE
JUNE SUCKER  CHASMISTES LIORUS
LAHONTAN CUTTHROAT TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS CLARKII HENSHAWI
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LAKE TROUT  SALVELINUS NAMAYCUSH
LARGEMOUTH BASS  MICROPTERUS SALMOIDES
LEAST CHUB  IOTICHTHYS PHLEGETHONTIS
LEATHERSIDE CHUB  GILA COPEI
LOGPERCH  PERCINA CAPRODES
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LONGNOSE DACE  RHINICHTHYS CATARACTAE
MOTTLED SCULPIN  COTTUS BAIRDII
MOUNTAIN SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS PLATYRHYNCHUS
MOUNTAIN WHITEFISH  PROSOPIUM WILLIAMSONI
NORTHERN PIKE  ESOX LUCIUS
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PAIUTE SCULPIN  COTTUS BELDINGII
PLAINS KILLIFISH  FUNDULUS ZEBRINUS
PLAINS MINNOW  HYBOGNATHUS PLACITUS
PUMPKINSEED  LEPOMIS GIBBOSUS
RAINBOW TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS MYKISS
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RAINWATER KILLIFISH  LUCANIA PARVA
RAZORBACK SUCKER  XYRAUCHEN TEXANUS
RED SHINER  CYPRINELLA LUTRENSIS
REDSIDE SHINER  RICHARDSONIUS BALTEATUS
ROUNDTAIL CHUB  GILA ROBUSTA
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SACRAMENTO PERCH  ARCHOPLITES INTERRUPTUS
SAND SHINER  NOTROPIS STRAMINEUS
SMALLMOUTH BASS  MICROPTERUS DOLOMIEU
SOCKEYE SALMON (KOKANEE)  ONCORHYNCHUS NERKA
SPECKLED DACE  RHINICHTHYS OSCULUS
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SPLAKE  SALVELINUS NAMAYCUSH X S. FONTINALIS
SPOTTAIL SHINER  NOTROPIS HUDSONIUS
STRIPED BASS  MORONE SAXATILIS
THREADFIN SHAD  DOROSOMA PETENENSE
TIGER MUSKIE  ESOX LUCIUS X E. MASQUINONGY
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TIGER TROUT  SALMO TRUTTA X SALVELINUS FONTINALIS
TROUT-PERCH  PERCOPSIS OMISCOMAYCUS
UTAH CHUB  GILA ATRARIA
UTAH LAKE SCULPIN  COTTUS ECHINATUS
UTAH SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS ARDENS
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VIRGIN CHUB  GILA SEMINUDA
VIRGIN SPINEDACE  LEPIDOMEDA MOLLISPINIS
WALLEYE  SANDER VITREUS
WESTERN MOSQUITOFISH  GAMBUSIA AFFINIS
WHITE BASS  MORONE CHRYSOPS
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WHITE CRAPPIE  POMOXIS ANNULARIS
WHITE SUCKER  CATOSTOMUS COMMERSONII
WIPER  MORONE CHRYSOPS X M. SAXTILIS
WOUNDFIN  PLAGOPTERUS ARGENTISSIMUS
YELLOW BULLHEAD  AMEIURUS NATALIS
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YELLOW PERCH  PERCA FLAVESCENS
YELLOWSTONE CUTTHROAT TROUT  ONCORHYNCHUS CLARKII BOUVIERI