Regional Fish Names

  •                  Many fish names are different  in different parts of the     
  •               country. This list would be to long to try and make it complete but I
  •                have tried to list some of the more popular names used for each fish.
  •               Quite a  few of them should be listed on this page. Click on the             
  •                name and it should take you to the most common  fish associated
  •               with that name. There it will tell you a little about the fish and          
  •                 some easy ways of preparing them.
  •                                       
  •   Ahi tuna …..Ailmouth…. Alaska cod…… Albacore tuna…..Albato …..  Anglerfish..      
  •                                                                                                                                                      Arrow tooth flounder…...Artic char ….. Atlantic cod….. Atlantic mackerel ……….      
    Atlantic salmon …Atun….Bachelor perchBarred sand bass….BillfishBitterhead
  •                                                                                                                                                       Black back flounderBlack bass..Black cod..Black Crappie..Black Drum..Black mullet
  •                                                                                                                                                              Black perch…..Black porgy…..Black sea bass…..Blackfish….Blue catfish…..Blue Hake
  •                                                                                                                                                               Blue pike…..Blueback…..Bluefin tuna…..Bluefish….Bluegill….Boccocio…..Boney jack
  •                                                                                                                                                       bonito….boston bluefish….Boston mackerel….Bow….Bream..Broadbill….Bronze back
  •                                                                                                                                                      Brook troutBrookieBrown smooth houndBrown TroutBuffalo fishBull shark
  •                                                                                                          Bullhead….Burbot….Butterfish….Calico….Calico bass….Calico salmon….Candlefish
  •                                                                                                                                                      Carolina permi….Carp….Catfish….Cavalla….Cero….Chainsides….Channel bass………
  •                                                                                                                                                  Channel catfishChinnook salmonChopperChub mackerelChum salmon..Coaster
  •                                                                                                                                Cobblerfish..CobiaCod..Coho salmon..Common carpCommon perchCommon pike
  •                                                                                                                           Coney….ConvictCorbina….Crab eaterCrappie….Croaker….Crocus….Curlfin….Cusk..
  •                                                                                                                                              CutthroatDeep sea perch..Dog salmonDollar fishDolly varden..Dolphin fish
  •                                                                                                 Dore.DrumEelEelpout..Espada..EulachonFair maidensFatbackFiddler catfish
  •                                                                                                                                                       Finnan haddie…..Flatheads…..Flounder…..Fluke…..Forktail…..Four spot flounder…….
  •                                                                                                                                                       Freshwater codFrogfish..GafftopsailGagGator trout..German carpGiant sea bass
  •                                                                                                                                                           Golden Croaker….Golden pompano….Golden troutGoosefish….Grass bassGray pike
  •                                                                                                                                                          Gray sea trout….Gray weakfish….Grayfish….Grayling…..Great lakes pike….Great pike
  •                                                                                                                                                               Green bassGreen codGreen troutGreenheadGreenling….Grenadier….Grouper
  •                                                                                 Grunions….Haddock….Hake….Halibut….Hardhead….Harvest fish….Hayo salmon…..
  •                                                                                                                Herring….Hoki….Hooknose….Horned pout….Horse mackerel….Humpback salmon
  •                                                                                                                                                            Ice fish….JackJack mackerelJack salmonJewfishJumping mullet….Kelp bass
  •                                                                                                                                                       Kennebec salmon..Keta salmon..King mackerelKing salmonKingfishLake herring
  •                                                                                                                                                               Lake trout….Laker….Lamplighter….Landlocked salmon….Largemouth bass..Lawyer
  •                                                                                                                                                     Leather carp….Lekai salmon….Lemon fish….Lemon Sole….Leopard Shark….Ling.
  •                                                                                                                                                                   Ling cod….Longfin Tuna….Longjaw rockfish….Longue….LungeMackerelMackinaw
  •                                                                                                                                                     Madtoms….Mahi mahi….Maidens….Mako shark….Mangrove snapper….Marble eye
  •                                                                                                                                                                    Mirror carp….Moll….Monkfish….MulletMuskellunge….Muskie….Namaycush…..
  •                                                                                                                                                          Nassau grouper….Native trout….Nerka….New Zealand whiting….Northern pike…..
  •                                                                                                                                                            Ocean perch..Orange perch..Orange rockfish….Orange roughy….Otsego bass….
    Oswego bass..Ouaniche..Oyster crackerOyster fish..Pacific cod..Pacific golden roughy
  •                                                                                                                                                     Pacific mackerel….Pacific pompano….Pale Crappies….PalmettoPapermouthPargo
  •                                                                                                                                                    Paugy..Pensacola snapperPerchPerch pike..PermitPickerel..PickeringPike perch
  •                                                                                                                                                         Pilchard….Pink salmon….Polka dot….Pollack….Pompano….Porgy….Prison fish…….
  •                                                                                                                                        Pumpkinseed……Queddy salmon……Raccoon…..Rainbow trout…..Rasphead…………
    Rattlesnake pike…..Red fish…..Red rockfish….Red salmon….Redsides….Red Snapper
  •                                                                                                                                                             Ring CrappiesRock bassRock codRock trout….RockfishRoncadinaSablefish
  •                                                                                                                          Sacalait..SaitheSalmon….Salmon trout….Salter….Sand mulletSand pike….Sardines
  •                                                                                                                                             Sargo….Sauger….Scaled carp….Scrod….Sea bass….Sea bream….Sea catfishSea devil
  •                                                                                                                                                                   Sea drum….Sea herring….Seargent fish….Sea salmon….Sea trout….Sebago….Shad
  •                                                                                                                                                                   Shad trout….Shark….Shiners…..Sierra….Silver cod….Silver mullet….Silver salmon
  •                                                                                                                                                                Silver SidesSiscowet..Skipjack….Skipjack tuna..Skowitz..Smallmouth bass…..Smelt
  •                                                                                                                                                   SnakeSnapping mackerelSockeye salmon..Soupfin Shark….Sole..Spanish mackerel
  •                                                                                                                                                      Speckled Trout..Speckled sea troutSpike….Spot..Spotfin….SpottailSpotted mackerel
  •                                                                                                                                                        Spotted sea trout….Spring salmon….Squaretail….Squeteague….Squidhound….Squinnat
  •                                                                                                                                                         SquitStarry flounder..Strawberry bass….Striped bass….Striped mullet..Striped perch
  •                                                                                                                                  Striper….Sucker….Summer flounder….Summer fluke….Summer salmon..Summer trout
  •                                                                                                                                                          Sun trout….Sunfish..Sunperch….Surf fishSwordfish….TailorTautogTexas Croaker
  •                                                                                                                                                     Thon….Thresher shark….Tiderunner….Tiger pike….Tiger shark….Tilapia….Tilefish
  •                                                                                                                       Tinker….Tinmouth….Togue….Tommy cod….Trout….Tula salmon….Tuna….Tunney
  •                                                                                                                                                  Turbot….Tyee salmon….Walleye pike….Walleyed Pollack….Weakfish….Whiptail
  •                                                                                                                                                         Whiptail hake….White bass….White catfish…..White mullet..White sea bassWhitebait
  •                                                                                                                                                                 White Chin….White Crappie….Whitefish….Whiting….Winter fish….Winter flounder
  •                                                                                                                                                                Witch flounder….Yelloweye….Yellow perch….Yellow pike….Yellow tail flounder
  •                                                                                                                                                      Yellowfin tuna….Yellowtail

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