A closeup photo of an angler's hands holding a large Snake River cutthroat trout just above the water for a quick photo

Fish of Wyoming

See a list of Wyoming's native and non native fish species.

Fish of Wyoming

Common Name Game/NonGame Scientific Name
Arctic grayling Game Thymallus arcticus
Bigmouth shiner Nongame Ericymba dorsalis
Black bullhead Game Ameiurus melas
Bluehead sucker Nongame Pantosteus discobolus
Brassy minnow Nongame Hybognathus hankinsoni
Burbot Game Lota lota
Central stoneroller Nongame Campostoma anomalum
Channel catfish Game Ictalurus punctatus
Common shiner Nongame Luxilus cornutus
Creek chub Nongame Semotilus atromaculatus
Cutthroat trout Game Oncorhynchus clarkii
Fathead minnow Nongame Pimephales promelas
Finescale dace Nongame Chrosomus neogaeus
Flannelmouth sucker Nongame Catostomus latipinnis
Flathead chub Nongame Platygobio gracilis
Goldeye Nongame Hiodon alosoides
Green sucker Nongame Pantosteus virescens
Hornyhead chub Nongame Nocomis biguttatus
Iowa darter Nongame Etheostoma exile
Johnny darter Nongame Etheostoma nigrum
Lake chub Nongame Couesius plumbeus
Longnose dace Nongame Rhinichthys cataractae
Longnose sucker Nongame Catostomus catostomus
Mottled sculpin Nongame Cottus bairdii
Mountain sucker Nongame Catostomus platyrhynchus
Mountain whitefish Game Prosopium williamsoni
Northern leatherside chub Nongame Lepidomeda copei
Northern pearl dace Nongame Margariscus nachtriebi
Northern plains killifish Nongame Fundulus kansae
Orangethroat darter Nongame Etheostoma spectabile
Paiute sculpin Nongame Cottus beldingii
Plains minnow Nongame Hybognathus placitus
Plains topminnow Nongame Fundulus sciadicus
Quillback Nongame Carpiodes cyprinus
Red shiner Nongame Cyprinella lutrensis
Redside shiner Nongame Richardsonius balteatus
River carpsucker Nongame Carpiodes carpio
Roundtail chub Nongame Gila robusta
Sand shiner Nongame Miniellus stramineus
Sauger Game Sander canadensis
Shorthead redhorse Nongame Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Shovelnose sturgeon Game Scaphirhynchus platorynchus
Speckled dace Nongame Rhinichthys osculus
Stonecat Game Noturus flavus
Sturgeon chub Nongame Macrhybopsis gelida
Suckermouth minnow Nongame Phenacobius mirabilis
Utah chub Nongame Gila atraria
Utah sucker Nongame Catostomus ardens
Western silvery minnow Nongame Hybognathus argyritis
White sucker Nongame Catostomus commersonii


Common Name Game/NonGame Scientific Name
Black crappie Game Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Bluegill Game Lepomis macrochirus
Brook trout Game Salvelinus fontinalis
Brown trout Game Salmo trutta
Common carp Nongame Cyprinus carpio
Emerald shiner Nongame Notropis atherinoides
Freshwater drum Game Aplodinotus grunniens
Gizzard shad Nongame Dorosoma cepedianum
Golden shiner Nongame Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden trout Game Oncorhynchus aguabonita
Goldfish Nongame Carassius auratus
Grass carp Nongame Ctenopharyngodon idella
Green sunfish Game Lepomis cyanellus
Green swordtail Nongame Xiphophorus hellerii
Guppy Nongame Poecilia reticulata
Kokanee (lacustrine sockeye salmon) Game Oncorhynchus nerka
Lake trout Game Salvelinus namaycush
Largemouth bass Game Micropterus nigricans
Northern pike Game Esox lucius
Ohrid trout Game Salmo letnica
Pumpkinseed Game Lepomis gibbosus
Rainbow trout Game Oncorhynchus mykiss
Rock bass Game Ambloplites rupestris
Smallmouth bass Game Micropterus dolomieu
Spottail shiner Nongame Hudsonius hudsonius
Walleye Game Sander vitreus
Western mosquitofish Nongame Gambusia affinis
White crappie Game Pomoxis annularis
Yellow perch Game Perca flavescens


Common Name Game/Nongame Scientific Name
Brook stickleback Nongame Culaea inconstans