Checklist of Bony Fish that live in the waters of Mount Desert Island and adjacent ocean
(Class Osteichthyes, Phylum Chordata, Kingdom Animalia)

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 18 June 2010)


Below is a working checklist of bony fish that are reported to live in the waters of Mount Desert Island and adjacent ocean.

Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Order Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata ? American Eel ANP
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Alosa pseudoharengus ? Alewife ANP
Clupeiformes Clupeidae Brevoortia tyrannus ? Atlantic Menhaden ANP
Cypriniformes Catostomidae Catostomus commersoni ? White Sucker ANP
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Luxilus cornutus ? Common Shiner ANP
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Notemigonus crysoleucas ? Golden Shiner ANP
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semotilus atromaculatus ? Creek Chub ANP
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Semotilus corporalis ? Fallfish ANP
Siluriformes Ictaluridae Ameiurus nebulosus ? Brown Bullhead ANP
Osmeriformes Osmeridae Osmerus mordax ? Rainbow Smelt ANP
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salar ? Atlantic Salmon ANP
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo trutta ? Brown Trout ANP
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis ? Brook Trout ANP
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salvelinus namaycush ? Lake Trout ANP
Esociformes Esocidae Esox niger ? Chain Pickerel ANP
Gadiformes Gadidae Pollachius virens ? Pollock ANP
Atheriniformes A[e?]therinopsidae Menidia menidia ? Atlantic Silverside ANP
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus diaphanus ? Banded Killifish ANP
Cyprinodontiformes Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitus ? Mummichog ANP
Gasterosteiformes Gasterosteidae Gasterosteus aculeatus ? Threesine Stickleback ANP
Perciformes Labridae Tautogolabrus adspersus ? Cunner ANP
Perciformes Moronidae Morone americana ? White Perch ANP
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus dolomieu ? Smallmouth Bass ANP
Perciformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides ? Largemouth Bass ANP
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis auritus ? Redbreast Sunfish ANP
Perciformes Centrarchidae Lepomis gibbosus ? Pumpkinseed ANP
Perciformes Percidae Perca flavescens ? Yellow Perch ANP
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectidae Limanda ferruginea ? Yellowtail Flounder ANP


Source:
   ANP = Acadia National Park e-nature web site: http://www.enature.com/parks/localguide_park_display.asp?rgn=PK_212&curGroupID=3&curFamilyID=0&showClass=&showType=4