Fish Species

This is a page about the fish species found in the Patuxent River and surrounding area, including species commonly caught by the CHESPAX staff and kids.

Banded KillifishCarpHogchokerNaked GobySpotTessellated
Darter
Mud Crab
Bay AnchovyChannel CatfishGolden ShinerPipefishSpot-Tailed
Shiner
White PerchBlue Crab
Bluegill SunfishCroakerInland SilversidePumpkinseed
Sunfish
Striped BassYellow PerchGrass Shrimp
Brown BullheadWinter FlounderMummichogShadStriped KillifishBlue CrabEel
Sheepshead
Minnow
Mosquitofish