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RFE - Browse Species by Common Name

Browse the Regulatory Fish Encyclopedia (RFE) by Common Name (94 species)

Format: Common Name || Market Name || Scientific Name || Family

  1. Albacore||Tuna||Thunnus alalunga||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  2. Arrowtooth Flounder||Flounder, Arrowtooth||Atheresthes stomias||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  3. Atlantic Cod||Cod||Gadus morhua||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  4. Atlantic Cutlassfish||Cutlassfish||Trichiurus lepturus||Family: Trichiuridae (cutlassfishes)
  5. Atlantic Salmon||Salmon, Atlantic||Salmo salar||Family: Salmonidae (salmonids)
  6. Atlantic Wolffish||Wolffish||Anarhichas lupus||Family: Anarhichadidae (wolffishes)
  7. Black Drum||Drum||Pogonias cromis||Family: Sciaenidae (drums (croakers))
  8. Black Pomfret||Pomfret||Parastromateus niger||Family: Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
  9. Blackback Flounder||Flounder or Sole||Pseudopleuronectes americanus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  10. Blacktip Shark||Shark||Carcharhinus limbatus||Family: Carcharhinidae (requiem sharks)
  11. Blue Catfish||Catfish||Ictalurus furcatus||Family: Ictaluridae (North American freshwater catfishes)
  12. Blue Crab||Crab, Blue||Callinectes sapidus||Family: Portunidae (common edible crabs)
  13. Blue Marlin||Marlin||Makaira nigricans||Family: Xiphiidae (billfishes)
  14. Brown Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes auriculatus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  15. Bullseye Puffer||Puffer||Sphoeroides annulatus||Family: Tetraodontidae (puffers)
  16. California Scorpionfish||Scorpionfish||Scorpaena guttata||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  17. California Sheephead||Sheephead||Semicossyphus pulcher||Family: Labridae (wrasses)
  18. Canary Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes pinniger||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  19. Caribbean Red Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus purpureus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  20. Channel Catfish||Catfish||Ictalurus punctatus||Family: Ictaluridae (North American freshwater catfishes)
  21. Chilipepper (Fish)||Rockfish||Sebastes goodei||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  22. China Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes nebulosus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  23. Chinook Salmon||Salmon, Chinook or King or Spring||Oncorhynchus tshawytscha||Family: Salmonidae (salmonids)
  24. Chub Mackerel||Mackerel, Chub||Scomber japonicus||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  25. Coho Salmon||Salmon, Coho or Silver or Medium Red||Oncorhynchus kisutch||Family: Salmonidae (salmonids)
  26. Common Thresher Shark||Shark, Thresher||Alopias vulpinus||Family: Alopiidae (thresher sharks)
  27. Coney||Grouper||Cephalopholis fulva||Family: Serranidae (sea basses)
  28. Cusk||Cusk||Brosme brosme||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  29. Dolphin||Mahi-mahi||Coryphaena hippurus||Family: Coryphaenidae (dolphins)
  30. Dover Sole||Sole||Microstomus pacificus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  31. English Sole||Sole||Parophrys vetulus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  32. Escolar||Escolar||Lepidocybium flavobrunneum||Family: Gempylidae (snake mackerels)
  33. European John Dory||Dory||Zeus faber||Family: Zeidae (dories)
  34. Golden Redfish||Perch, Ocean||Sebastes norvegicus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  35. Gray Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus griseus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  36. Gray Sole||Sole or Flounder||Glyptocephalus cynoglossus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  37. Great Barracuda||Barracuda||Sphyraena barracuda||Family: Sphyraenidae (barracudas)
  38. Haddock||Haddock||Melanogrammus aeglefinus||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  39. Kawakawa||Tuna||Euthynnus affinis||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  40. Lane Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus synagris||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  41. Lingcod||Lingcod||Ophiodon elongatus||Family: Hexagrammidae (greenlings)
  42. Milkfish||Milkfish||Chanos chanos||Family: Chanidae (milkfish)
  43. Mozambique Tilapia||Tilapia||Oreochromis mossambicus||Family: Cichlidae (cichlids)
  44. Nile Tilapia||Tilapia||Oreochromis niloticus||Family: Cichlidae (cichlids)
  45. Northern Puffer||Puffer||Sphoeroides maculatus||Family: Tetraodontidae (puffers)
  46. Ocean Whitefish||Tilefish||Caulolatilus princeps||Family: Malacanthidae (tilefishes)
  47. Oilfish||Oilfish||Ruvettus pretiosus||Family: Gempylidae (snake mackerels)
  48. Orange Roughy||Roughy, Orange||Hoplostethus atlanticus||Family: Trachichthyidae (roughies or slimeheads)
  49. Pacific Barracuda||Barracuda||Sphyraena argentea||Family: Sphyraenidae (barracudas)
  50. Pacific Bonito||Bonito||Sarda chiliensis||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  51. Pacific Cod||Cod or Alaska Cod||Gadus macrocephalus||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  52. Pacific Crevalle Jack||Jack||Caranx caninus||Family: Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
  53. Pacific Moonfish||Jack||Selene peruviana||Family: Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
  54. Pacific Ocean Perch||Perch, Ocean||Sebastes alutus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  55. Pacific Sierra||Mackerel, Spanish||Scomberomorus sierra||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  56. Pacific Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus peru||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  57. Patagonian Toothfish||Patagonian Toothfish||Dissostichus eleginoides||Family: Nototheniidae (cod icefishes)
  58. Petrale Sole||Sole or Flounder||Eopsetta jordani||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  59. Pink Salmon||Salmon, Pink or Humpback||Oncorhynchus gorbuscha||Family: Salmonidae (salmonids)
  60. Pollock||Pollock||Pollachius virens||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  61. Quillback Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes maliger||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  62. Rainbow Trout||Trout, Rainbow or Steelhead||Oncorhynchus mykiss||Family: Salmonidae (salmonids)
  63. Red Drum||Drum or Redfish||Sciaenops ocellatus||Family: Sciaenidae (drums (croakers))
  64. Red Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus campechanus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  65. Redstripe Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes proriger||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  66. Rex Sole||Sole or Flounder||Glyptocephalus zachirus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  67. Rougheye Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes aleutianus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  68. Schoolmaster||Schoolmaster||Lutjanus apodus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  69. Sheepshead||Sheepshead||Archosargus probatocephalus||Family: Sparidae (porgies)
  70. Shortfin Mako Shark||Shark, Mako||Isurus oxyrinchus||Family: Lamnidae (mackerel sharks)
  71. Silk Snapper||Snapper||Lutjanus vivanus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)
  72. Silver Pomfret||Butterfish||Pampus argenteus||Family: Stromateidae (butterfishes)
  73. Silvergray Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes brevispinis||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  74. Skipjack Tuna||Tuna||Katsuwonus pelamis||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  75. Spinefoot||Spinefoot||Siganus javus||Family: Siganidae (rabbitfishes)
  76. Spotfin Croaker||Croaker or Corvina||Roncador stearnsii||Family: Sciaenidae (drums (croakers))
  77. Squirefish||Porgy||Chrysophrys auratus||Family: Sparidae (porgies)
  78. Starry Flounder||Flounder||Platichthys stellatus||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  79. Striped Marlin||Marlin||Tetrapturus audax||Family: Xiphiidae (billfishes)
  80. Sunshine Bass||Bass||Morone chrysops x saxatilis||Family: Percichthyidae (temperate perches)
  81. Swordfish||Swordfish||Xiphias gladius||Family: Xiphiidae (billfishes)
  82. Tinfoil Barb||Barb||Barbodes schwanefeldi||Family: Cyprinidae (carps)
  83. Walleye Pollock||Pollock or Alaska Pollock||Theragra chalcogramma||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  84. White Hake||Hake||Urophycis tenuis||Family: Gadidae (cods)
  85. Widow Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes entomelas||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  86. Windowpane||Flounder||Scophthalmus aquosus||Family: Bothidae (lefteye flounders)
  87. Redlip Croaker||Croaker||Larimichthys polyactis||Family: Sciaenidae (drums (croakers))
  88. Yelloweye Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes ruberrimus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  89. Yellowfin Tuna||Tuna||Thunnus albacares||Family: Scombridae (mackerels and tunas)
  90. Yellowstripe Scad ||Scad||Selaroides leptolepis||Family: Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
  91. Yellowtail||Amberjack or Yellowtail ||Seriola lalandei||Family: Carangidae (jacks and pompanos)
  92. Yellowtail Flounder||Flounder||Limanda ferruginea||Family: Pleuronectidae (righteye flounders)
  93. Yellowtail Rockfish||Rockfish||Sebastes flavidus||Family: Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes)
  94. Yellowtail Snapper||Snapper||Ocyurus chrysurus||Family: Lutjanidae (snappers and fusiliers)

 

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