Contest Species (North America)

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200 Species

# Common Name Scientific Name Species Group Range Micro Term edit link
1 Alewife Alosa pseudoharengus Mooneyes and Shad North America, Midwest, Northeast Standard
2 Bass, Alabama Micropterus henshalli Black Basses North America, The South Standard
3 Bass, Butterfly Peacock Cichla ocellaris Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
4 Bass, Cahaba Micropterus cahabae Black Basses North America, The South Standard
5 Bass, Chattahoochee Micropterus chattahoochae Black Basses North America, The South Standard
6 Bass, Choctaw Micropterus haiaka Black Basses North America, The South Standard
7 Bass, Coosa Micropterus coosae Black Basses North America, The South Standard
8 Bass, Guadalupe Micropterus treculii Black Basses North America, The South Standard
9 Bass, Largemouth Micropterus salmoides Black Basses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Asia Standard
10 Bass, Ozark Ambloplites constellatus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
11 Bass, Roanoke Ambloplites cavifrons Sunfishes North America, The South Standard
12 Bass, Rock Ambloplites rupestris Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
13 Bass, Shadow Ambloplites anommus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
14 Bass, Shoal Micropterus cataractae Black Basses North America, The South Standard
15 Bass, Smallmouth Micropterus dolomieu Black Basses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
16 Bass, Spotted Micropterus punctulatus Black Basses North America, Midwest, The South Standard
17 Bass, Striped Morone saxatilis Temperate Basses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Saltwater Standard
18 Bass, Suwannee Micropterus notius Black Basses North America, The South Standard
19 Bass, Tallapoosa Micropterus tallapoosae Black Basses North America, The South Standard
20 Bass, Warrior Micropterus warriorensis Black Basses North America, The South Standard
21 Bass, White Morone chrysops Temperate Basses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
22 Bass, Yellow Morone mississippiensis Temperate Basses North America, Midwest, The South Standard
23 Bowfin Amia calva Bowfin and Gars North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
24 Buffalo, Bigmouth Ictiobus cyprinellas Buffalos North America, Midwest, The South Standard
25 Buffalo, Black Ictiobus niger Buffalos North America, Midwest, The South Standard
26 Buffalo, Smallmouth Ictiobus bubalus Buffalos North America, Midwest, The South, Western Standard
27 Bullhead, Black Ictalurus melas Catfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
28 Bullhead, Brown Ictalurus nebulosus Catfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
29 Bullhead, Flat Ameiurus platycephalus Catfishes North America, The South Standard
30 Bullhead, Snail Ameiurus brunneus Catfishes North America, The South Standard
31 Bullhead, Spotted Ameiurus serracanthus Catfishes North America, The South Standard
32 Bullhead, Yellow Ameiurus natalis Catfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
33 Burbot Lota lota American Oddballs North America, Midwest, Northeast, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Europe and Scandinavia Standard
34 Carp, Bighead Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Carps North America, Midwest, The South, Asia Standard
35 Carp, Common Cyprinius carpio Carps North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Europe and Scandinavia, Asia, Australia and Oceania Standard
36 Carp, Grass Ctenopharyngodon idella Carps North America, Midwest, The South, Central and South America, Asia Standard
37 Carp, Silver Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Carps North America, Midwest, The South, Asia Standard
38 Carpsucker, Highfin Carpoides velifer Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers North America, Midwest, The South Standard
39 Carpsucker, Quillback Carpoides cyprinus Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
40 Carpsucker, River Carpoides carpio Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers North America, Midwest, The South Standard
41 Catfish, Blue Ictalurus furcatus Catfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
42 Catfish, Brown Hoplo Hoplosternum littorale Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
43 Catfish, Channel Ictalurus punctatus Catfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
44 Catfish, Flathead Pylodictus olivarus Catfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
45 Catfish, Orinoco Sailfin Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South Standard
46 Catfish, Vermiculated Sailfin Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
47 Catfish, Walking Clarias batrachus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Asia Standard
48 Catfish, White Ameiurus catus Catfishes North America, The South Standard
49 Char, Arctic Salvelinus alpinus Salmonids North America, Northeast, Alaska and Western Canada, Europe and Scandinavia Standard
50 Chiselmouth Acrocheilus alutaceus Minnows and Allies North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
51 Chub, Blue Gila coerulea Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
52 Chub, Bonytail Gila elegans Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
53 Chub, Bull Nocomis raneyi Minnows and Allies North America, The South Standard
54 Chub, Creek Semotilus atromaculatus Minnows and Allies North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
55 Chub, Flathead Platygobio gracilis Minnows and Allies North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
56 Chub, Humpback Gila cypha Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
57 Chub, Roundtail Gila robusta Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
58 Chub, Tui Gila Bicolor Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
59 Chub, Utah Gila atraria Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
60 Chub, Virgin Gila seminuda Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
61 Chubsucker, Creek Erimyzon oblongus Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
62 Chubsucker, Lake Erimyzon sucetta Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
63 Cichlid, Black Acara Cichlasoma portalegrense Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
64 Cichlid, Blacktail Paraneetroplus melanurus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
65 Cichlid, Giraffe Nimbochromis venustus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, Western Standard
66 Cichlid, Jack Dempsey Rocio octofasciata Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
67 Cichlid, Jaguar Cichlasoma managuense Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
68 Cichlid, Mayan Cichlasoma urophthalmus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
69 Cichlid, Midas Amphilophus citrinellus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
70 Cichlid, Oscar Astronotus ocellatus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
71 Cichlid, Texas Herichthys cyanoguttatus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Central and South America Standard
72 Cisco, Arctic Coregonus autumnalis Salmonids North America, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
73 Cisco, Northern (Tullibee) Coregonus artedi Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
74 Crappie, Black Pomoxis nigromaculatus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
75 Crappie, White Pomoxis annularis Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
76 Cui-ui Chasmites cujus Suckers North America, Western Standard
77 Dolly Varden Salvelinus malma Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
78 Drum, Freshwater Aplodinotus grunniens American Oddballs North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
79 Eel, American Anguilla rostrata American Oddballs North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
80 Fallfish Semotilus corporalis Minnows and Allies North America, Northeast Standard
81 Gar, Alligator Atractosteus spatula Bowfin and Gars North America, The South Standard
82 Gar, Florida Lepisosteus platyrhincus Bowfin and Gars North America, The South Standard
83 Gar, Longnose Lepisosteus osseus Bowfin and Gars North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
84 Gar, Shortnose Lepisosteus platostomus Bowfin and Gars North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
85 Gar, Spotted Lepisosteus oculatus Bowfin and Gars North America, Midwest, The South Standard
86 Goldeye Hiodon alsoides Mooneyes and Shad North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
87 Goldfish Carassius auratus Carps North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Europe and Scandinavia, Central and South America, Asia Standard
88 Grayling, Arctic Thymallus arcticus Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
89 Herring, Skipjack Alosa chrysochloris Mooneyes and Shad North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
90 Hitch Lavinia exilicauda Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
91 Inconnu Stenodus leucichthys Salmonids North America, Alaska and Western Canada, Asia Standard
92 Jumprock, Brassy Scartomyzon brassieus Suckers North America, The South Standard
93 Jumprock, Greater Moxostoma lachneri Suckers North America, The South Standard
94 Minnow, Hardhead Mylopharodon conocephalus Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
95 Mooneye Hiodon tergisus Mooneyes and Shad North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
96 Mullet, Striped Mugil cephalus American Oddballs North America, The South, Saltwater Standard
97 Muskellunge Esox masquinongy Pikes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
98 Paddlefish Polyodon spathula American Oddballs North America, Midwest, The South, Western Standard
99 Peamouth Mylocheilus caurinus Minnows and Allies North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
100 Perch, Sacramento Archoplites interruptus Sunfishes North America, Western Standard
101 Perch, Tule Hysterocarpus traski American Oddballs North America, Western Standard
102 Perch, White Morone americana Temperate Basses North America, Midwest, Northeast, Saltwater Standard
103 Perch, Yellow Perca flavescens Perches North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
104 Pickerel, Chain Esox niger Pikes North America, Northeast, The South Standard
105 Pickerel, Grass Esox americanus Pikes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
106 Pike, Northern Esox lucius Pikes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Europe and Scandinavia, Asia Standard
107 Pikeminnow, Colorado Ptychocheilus lucius Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
108 Pikeminnow, Northern Ptychocheilus oregonensis Minnows and Allies North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
109 Pikeminnow, Sacramento Ptychocheilus grandis Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
110 Pikeminnow, Umpqua Ptychocheilus umpquae Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
111 Redhorse, Black Moxostoma duquesnei Redhorses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
112 Redhorse, Blacktail Moxostoma poecilurum Redhorses North America, The South Standard
113 Redhorse, Golden Moxostoma erythrurum Redhorses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
114 Redhorse, Grayfin Moxostoma sp. undescribed Redhorses North America, The South Standard
115 Redhorse, Greater Moxostoma valencienesi Redhorses North America, Midwest Standard
116 Redhorse, Notchlip Moxostoma collapsum Redhorses North America, The South Standard
117 Redhorse, Pealip Moxostoma pisolabrum Redhorses North America, Midwest Standard
118 Redhorse, River Moxostoma carinatum Redhorses North America, Midwest Standard
119 Redhorse, Robust Moxostoma robustum Redhorses North America, The South Standard
120 Redhorse, Shorthead Moxostoma macrolepidotum Redhorses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
121 Redhorse, Sicklefin Moxostoma sp. undescribed Redhorses North America, Northeast Standard
122 Redhorse, Silver Moxostoma anisurum Redhorses North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
123 Redhorse, Smallmouth Moxostoma breviceps Redhorses North America, Midwest Standard
124 Redhorse, V-Lip Moxostoma pappillosum Redhorses North America, The South Standard
125 Salmon, Atlantic Salmo salar Salmonids North America, Northeast, Europe and Scandinavia Standard
126 Salmon, Chinook Onchorhyncus tshawytscha Salmonids North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
127 Salmon, Chum Onchorhyncus keta Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
128 Salmon, Coho Onchorhyncus kisutch Salmonids North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
129 Salmon, Pink Onchorhyncus gorbuscha Salmonids North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
130 Salmon, Sockeye Onchorhyncus nerka Salmonids North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Asia, Saltwater Standard
131 Sauger Sander canadensis Perches North America, Midwest Standard
132 Sculpin, Fourhorn Myoxocephalus quadricornis American Oddballs North America, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
133 Severum, Green Heros severus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South Standard
134 Shad, American Alosa sapidissima Mooneyes and Shad North America, Northeast, The South Standard
135 Shad, Blueback Herring Alosa aestivalis Mooneyes and Shad North America, Northeast, The South Standard
136 Shad, Gizzard Dorosoma cepedianum Mooneyes and Shad North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
137 Shad, Hickory Alosa mediocris Mooneyes and Shad North America, Northeast, The South Standard
138 Shiner, Golden Notemigonus crysoleucas Minnows and Allies North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western Standard
139 Sleeper Goby, Bigmouth Gobiomorus dormitor American Oddballs North America, The South, Central and South America, Saltwater Standard
140 Sleeper Goby, Fat Dormitator maculatus American Oddballs North America, The South Standard
141 Snakehead, Bullseye Channa marulius Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Asia Standard
142 Snakehead, Northern Channa argus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, Northeast, Asia Standard
143 Splittail, Sacramento Pogonichthys macrolepidotus Minnows and Allies North America, Western Standard
144 Sturgeon, Atlantic Acipenser oxyrinchus Sturgeons North America, The South, Saltwater Standard
145 Sturgeon, Green Acipenser medirostris Sturgeons North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
146 Sturgeon, Lake Acipenser fulvescens Sturgeons North America, Midwest, Northeast Standard
147 Sturgeon, Pallid Scaphirhynchus albus Sturgeons North America, Midwest, The South, Western Standard
148 Sturgeon, Shortnose Acipenser brevirostrum Sturgeons North America, Northeast, The South Standard
149 Sturgeon, Shovelnose Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus Sturgeons North America, Midwest, The South Standard
150 Sturgeon, White Acipenser transmontanus Sturgeons North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
151 Sucker, Alabama Hog Hypentelium etowanum Suckers North America, The South Standard
152 Sucker, Blue Cycleptus elongatus Suckers North America, Midwest, The South Standard
153 Sucker, Bluehead Catostomus discobolus Suckers North America, Western Standard
154 Sucker, Bridgelip Catostomus columbianus Suckers North America, Western Standard
155 Sucker, Desert Catostomus clarkii Suckers North America, Western Standard
156 Sucker, Flannelmouth Catostomus latipinnis Suckers North America, Western Standard
157 Sucker, Largescale Catostomus macrocheilus Suckers North America, Western Standard
158 Sucker, Longnose Catostomus catostomus Suckers North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Asia Standard
159 Sucker, Mountain Catostomus platyrhynchus Suckers North America, Western Standard
160 Sucker, Northern Hog Hypentelium nigricans Suckers North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
161 Sucker, Owens Catostomus fumeiventris Suckers North America, Western Standard
162 Sucker, Razorback Xyrauchen texanus Suckers North America, Western Standard
163 Sucker, Roanoke Hog Hypentelium roanokense Suckers North America, The South Standard
164 Sucker, Sacramento Catostomus occidentalis Suckers North America, Western Standard
165 Sucker, Sonora Catostomus insignis Suckers North America, Western Standard
166 Sucker, Spotted Minetrema melanops Suckers North America, Midwest, The South Standard
167 Sucker, Utah Catostomus ardens Suckers North America, Western Standard
168 Sucker, White Catostomus comersoni Suckers North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
169 Sunfish, Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Asia Standard
170 Sunfish, Flier Centrarchis macropterus Sunfishes North America, The South Standard
171 Sunfish, Green Lepomis cyanellus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
172 Sunfish, Longear Lepomis megalotis Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South Standard
173 Sunfish, Northern Lepomis peltastes Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast Standard
174 Sunfish, Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Europe and Scandinavia Standard
175 Sunfish, Redbreast Lepomis auritus Sunfishes North America, The South Standard
176 Sunfish, Redear Lepomis microlophus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
177 Sunfish, Redspotted Lepomis miniatus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
178 Sunfish, Spotted Lepomis punctatus Sunfishes North America, The South Standard
179 Sunfish, Warmouth Lepomis gulosus Sunfishes North America, Midwest, The South Standard
180 Tilapia, Blue Oreochromis aureus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Africa Standard
181 Tilapia, Mozambique Oreochromis mossambicus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Africa Standard
182 Tilapia, Nile Oreochromis niloticus Miscellaneous Exotics North America, Asia, Africa Standard
183 Tilapia, Redbelly Tilapia zillii Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Asia, Africa Standard
184 Tilapia, Spotted Tilapia mariae Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South, Asia, Australia and Oceania, Africa Standard
185 Tilapia, Zebra Tilapia buttikoferi Miscellaneous Exotics North America, The South Standard
186 Tomcod, Atlantic Microgadus tomcod American Oddballs North America, Northeast, Saltwater Standard
187 Trout, Apache Oncorhynchus apache Salmonids North America, Western Standard
188 Trout, Brook Salvelinus fontinalis Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
189 Trout, Brown Salmo trutta Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Europe and Scandinavia, Central and South America, Australia and Oceania Standard
190 Trout, Bull Salvelinus confluentus Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
191 Trout, Cutthroat Onchorhyncus clarkii Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Saltwater Standard
192 Trout, Gila Oncorhynchus gilae Salmonids North America, Western Standard
193 Trout, Golden Onchorhyncus aguabonita Salmonids North America, Western Standard
194 Trout, Lake Salvelinus namaycush Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
195 Trout, Rainbow Onchorhyncus mykiss Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada, Europe and Scandinavia Standard
196 Walleye Sander vitreus Perches North America, Midwest, Northeast, The South, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
197 Whitefish, Humpback Coregonus pidschian Salmonids North America, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
198 Whitefish, Lake Coregonus clupeaformis Salmonids North America, Midwest, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
199 Whitefish, Mountain Prosopium williamsoni Salmonids North America, Western, Alaska and Western Canada Standard
200 Whitefish, Round Prosopium cylindraceum Salmonids North America, Midwest, Northeast, Alaska and Western Canada Standard