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Fish Information - species, locations
Do you know the types of fish commonly found in your area?
You can submit your information here - location, species etc..

Fish Species Information - Worldwide

Find a Fish

Australian Museum fish factsheets - compiled by Mark McGrouther

"There are approximately 25,000 described species of fishes in the world, with over 4,200 occurring in Australia..."

Gamefish Species

found off Tutukaka coastline, NZ

  • Striped Marlin
  • Blue Marlin
  • Black Marlin
  • Mako shark
  • Hammerhead shark
  • Broadbill
  • Blue Shark
  • Thresher Shark
  • Yellowfin Tuna
  • Yellowtail kingfish

Gamefish Species

found off Florida coastline, USA

  • The Grey Ghost - Bonefish (Albula Vulpes)
  • Phantom of the flats - Permit (Trachinotus falcatus)
  • The silver king - Tarpon( Megalops atlanticus)
  • Redfish - Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus)
  • Linesider - Snook (Centropomus undecimalis)

Fish Species

found Kenai River near Soldotna, Alaska USA

  • King salmon
  • Red salmon
  • Pink salmon
  • Silver salmon
  • Rainbow trout
  • Dolly varden
  • Halibut
  • Ling cod

FishNZ species
New Zealand


  • Sharks
  • Billfish
  • Tuna


Califronia - Freshwater Fishing Guide

California is a great place to fish! To help you plan your fishing day, the California Department of Fish and Game has developed the FishingGuide.


Wyoming Game & Fish

Pages for Wyoming fishing. Includes regulations, records, applications, etc.


Vermont Fish Species

Find Great Fresh Water Fishing in Every Region of this Beautiful Northern New England State.


Fish Species - Tarpon (fish)

How to catch them. Where to find them.


The Cairns Fishing Guide
Cairns QLD

The Best of Australian Light Tackle Sportfishing and Game Fishing. Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef


  • Black marlin
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna
  • Mackerel
  • Mahi Mahi etc.

Day charters, overnight and extended, and island packages.

West Coast Fish - California USA

  • Spotted Bay Bass
  • Barred Sand Bass
  • Kelp Bass (Calico)
  • White Sea Bass
  • Pacific Barracuda
  • California Halibut
  • Yellow


Marine Fish - South Australia

Species, Fishing Information, South Australian lengths and limits.

  • Bream
  • Flathead
  • Garfish
  • Yellowtail Kingfish
  • Leatherjacket
  • Mullet
  • Mulloway
  • Salmon
  • Snapper
  • Snook
  • Squid
  • Sweep
  • Tailor
  • Tommy Ruffs
  • Trevally
  • Bluefin Tuna
  • King George Whiting
  • Yellowfin Whiting

Fish Species - Top End
Northern Territory, Australia

Creek Species:
Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Blue Nose Salmon, Threadfin Salmon, Pikey Bream, Golden Snapper, Tarpon, Slatey Bream, Saratoga and Estuary Cod. All these species can be caught casting to structure or up on the Mangrove mud flats.

Ocean/Reef Species:
Jew Fish, Golden Snapper, Tricky Snapper, Giant Trevally, Turrum, Spanish Mackerel, Mouri Sea Perch, Cobia, Queenfish, Coral Trout, Barracuda, Macktuna and Queensland Groper just to name a few.

Fish Species Information

Various fishing info links

Sportfishing - species
Kona Coast, Hawaii

  • Wahoo
  • Tuna
  • Shark
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda
  • Giant Trevally

Fish Species
Nova Scotia, Canada

  • Alewife
  • American Shad
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Rainbow Smelt
  • Striped Bass
  • White Sucker
  • Brown Bullhead
  • Brown Trout
  • American Eel
  • Lake Trout
  • Atlantic Mackerel
  • Rainbow Trout
  • White Perch
  • Speckled Trout
  • Yellow Perch
  • Atlantic Whitefish
  • Chain Pickerel
  • Lake Whitefish
  • Atlantic Salmon
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