Marine Fishes of New Brunswick

 

 



FAMILY

SPECIES

Common Name Scientific Name

Acipenseridae
Shortnose Sturgeon
Acipenser brevirostrum
Atlantic sturgeon
Acipenser oxyrinchus
Agonidae
Alligator fish
Aspidophoroides monopterygius
Ammodytidae
Inshore sandlance
Ammodytes americanus
Offshore sandlace
Ammodytes dubius
Anarhichadidae
Atlantic wolffish
Anarhichas lupus
Spotted wolffish
Anarhichas minor
Anguillidae  
American eel
Anguilla rostrata
Atherinopsidae     
 
Inland silverside Menidia beryllina
Atlantic silverside   
Menidia menidia
Clupeidae      

Blueback herring Alosa aestivalis
Alewife Alosa pseudoharengus
American shad Alosa sapidissima
Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
Cottidae             

 
Grubby Myoxocephalus aenaeus
Longhorn sculpin Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus
Shorthorn sculpin Myoxocephalus scorpius
Cryptacanthodidae
Wrymouth
Cryptacanthodes maculatus
Cyclopteridae  
 
Lumpfish Cyclopterus lumpus
Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Eumicrotremus spinosus
Fundulidae         
Mummichog
Fundulus heteroclitus
Striped killifish Fundulus majalis
Gadidae            
     
 



 

Cusk Brosme brosme
Fourbeard rockling Enchelypous cimbrius
Atlantic cod Gadus morhua
Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Tomcod Microgadus tomcod
Pollock Pollachius virens
Red hake Urophycis chuss
White hake Urophycis tenuis
Gasterosteidae                
Fourspine stickleback Apeltes quadracus
Threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
Blackspotted stickleback Gasterosteus wheatlandi
Ninespine stickleback Pungitius pungitius
Hemitripteridae       
Sea raven  
Hemitripterus americanus
Labridae          
Cunner Tautogolabrus adspersus
Liparidae          
Atlantic sea snail Liparis atlanticus
Lophiidae           
Monkfish/goosefish Lophius americanus
Merlucciidae           
Silver hake Merluccius bilinearis
Moronidae           
Striped bass Morone saxatilis
Myxinidae          
Atlantic hagfish Myxine glutinosa
Osmeridae     
Rainbow smelt 
Osmerus mordax
Petromyzontidae     
Sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus
Pholidae          
Rock gunnel Pholis gunnellus
Pleuronectidae           
Witch flounder Glyptocephalus cynoglossus

American plaice 
Hippoglossoides platessoides

Atlantic halibut     
Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Yellowtail flounder     
Limanda ferruginea

Smooth flounder     
Pleuronectes putnami

Winter flounder     
Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Rajidae           
Thorny skate Amblyraja radiata 
Little skate     
Leucoraja erinacea
Winter skate   
Leucoraja ocellata
Salmonidae      
Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
Scombridae     
Atlantic mackerel Scomber scombrus
Scophthalmidae     
Windowpane Scophthalmus aquosus
Scorpaenidae    
Acadian red fish  
Sebastes fasciatus
Squalidae     
Spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias
Stichaeidae     
Radiated shanny 
Ulvaria subbifurcata
Stromateidae    
American butterfish Peprilus triacanthus
Syngnathidae     
Northern pipefish Syngnathus fuscus
Zoarcidae    
Ocean pout     
Zoarces americanus