istiophorus albicans

List of U.S. state fish

This is a list of official and *unofficial U.S. state fish: The only states lacking a state fish as of 2008 are Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, and Ohio.

State Fish Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama

Largemouth bass
(fresh water)
Micropterus salmoides 1975
Fighting tarpon
(salt water)
Megalops atlanticus 1955
Alaska

King salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha 1962
Arizona

Arizona trout Oncorhynchus gilae (subspecies apache) 1986
California

Golden trout
(fresh water)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (subspecies aguabonita) 1947
Garibaldi
(salt water)
Hypsypops rubicundus 1995
Colorado

Greenback cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies stomias) 1994
Connecticut

American shad 2003
Delaware

Weakfish 1981
Florida

Florida largemouth bass
(fresh water)
Micropterus salmoides
(subspecies floridanus)
2007
Atlantic sailfish
(salt water)
Istiophorus albicans 2007
Georgia

Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides 1970
Hawaii

Humu­humu­nuku­nuku­āpuaʻa Rhinecanthus rectangulus 2006
Idaho

Cutthroat trout 1990
Illinois

Bluegill 1986
Iowa

Channel catfish 2001
Kentucky

Kentucky spotted bass 1956
Louisiana

White crappie Pomoxis annularis 1993
Maine

Landlocked Atlantic salmon
Maryland

Rockfish 1965
Massachusetts

Cod
Michigan

Brook trout 1988
Minnesota

Walleye 1965
Mississippi

Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides 1974
Missouri

Channel catfish
(fish)
1997
Paddlefish
(aquatic animal)
1997
Montana

Blackspotted cutthroat trout 1977
Nebraska

Channel catfish 1997
Nevada

Lahontan cutthroat trout
New Hampshire

Brook trout
(freshwater)
1994
Striped bass
(salt water game fish)
1994
New Jersey

Brook trout 1991
New Mexico

Cutthroat trout 2005
New York

Brook trout 1975
Striped bass
(marine)
North Carolina

Channel Bass 1971
Southern Appalachian brook trout
(freshwater trout)
2005
North Dakota

Northern pike
Ohio

Walleye
Oklahoma

White bass
Oregon

Chinook Salmon
Pennsylvania

Brook trout
Rhode Island

Striped bass
South Carolina

Striped bass 1972
South Dakota

Walleye
Tennessee

Largemouth bass
(sport fish)
Micropterus salmoides
Channel catfish
(state commercial fish)
Texas

Guadalupe bass
Utah

Bonneville cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki utah 1997
Vermont

Brook trout
(cold water)
Walleye
(warm water)
Virginia

Brook trout
Washington

Steelhead trout
West Virginia

Brook trout
Wisconsin

Muskellunge
Wyoming

Cutthroat trout

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