NB Marine Fishes

Family Common Name Scientific Name
Acipenseridae Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum
  Atlantic sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus
Agonidae Alligator fish Aspidophoroides monopterygius
  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
  Blueback herring Alosa aestivalis
Clupeidae 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
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