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Species information is provided in one of two formats: a PDF, or a user-friendly species profile with tabbed webpages designed to include photos, sounds, sign, range maps, comments on management and research, and much more. Over time, the department plans to convert content from all PDF sources into species profiles.

Have fun learning about Alaska’s wildlife and their habitats.

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Scientific Name Common Name Link
Ammodytes hexapterus Pacific Sand Lance View PDF of Pacific Sand Lance
Anoplopoma fimbria Sablefish View Sablefish Profile
Catostomus catostomus Longnose Sucker View PDF of Longnose Sucker
Clupea pallasii Pacific Herring View Pacific Herring Profile
Coregonus autumnalis Arctic Cisco View Arctic Cisco Profile
Coregonus laurettae Bering Cisco View Bering Cisco Profile
Coregonus nasus Broad Whitefish View Broad Whitefish Profile
Cottus cognatus Slimy Sculpin View PDF of Slimy Sculpin
Couesius plumbeus Lake Chub View PDF of Lake Chub
Dallia pectoralis Alaska Blackfish View PDF of Alaska Blackfish
Esox lucius Northern Pike View Northern Pike Profile
Gasterosteus aculeatus Threespine Stickleback View PDF of Threespine Stickleback
Hippoglossus stenolepis Pacific Halibut View Pacific Halibut Profile
Lamna ditropis Salmon Shark View Salmon Shark Profile
Lampetra ayresii River Lamprey View River Lamprey Profile
Lampetra camtschatica Arctic Lamprey View Arctic Lamprey Profile
Lampetra tridentata Pacific Lamprey View Pacific Lamprey Profile
Lota lota Burbot View Burbot Profile
Mallotus villosus Capelin View PDF of Capelin
Oncorhynchus clarkii Cutthroat Trout View Cutthroat Trout Profile
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink Salmon View Pink Salmon Profile
Oncorhynchus keta Chum Salmon View Chum Salmon Profile
Oncorhynchus kisutch Coho Salmon View Coho Salmon Profile
Oncorhynchus mykiss Steelhead / Rainbow Trout View Steelhead / Rainbow Trout Profile
Oncorhynchus nerka Sockeye Salmon View Sockeye Salmon Profile
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chinook Salmon View Chinook Salmon Profile
Ophiodon elongatus Lingcod View Lingcod Profile
Osmerus mordax Rainbow Smelt View Rainbow Smelt Profile
Percopsis omiscomaycus Trout-perch View PDF of Trout-perch
Pholis laeta Crescent Gunnel View PDF of Crescent Gunnel
Pleurogrammus monopterygius Atka Mackerel View Atka Mackerel Profile
Prosopium coulteri Pygmy Whitefish View PDF of Pygmy Whitefish
Pungitius pungitius Ninespine Stickleback View PDF of Ninespine Stickleback
Salvelinus alpinus Arctic Char View Arctic Char Profile
Salvelinus malma Dolly Varden View Dolly Varden Profile
Salvelinus namaycush Lake Trout View Lake Trout Profile
Sebastes melonops Black Rockfish View Black Rockfish Profile
Sebastes ruberrimus Yelloweye Rockfish View Yelloweye Rockfish Profile
Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin Smelt View Longfin Smelt Profile
Stenodus leucichthys Sheefish View Sheefish Profile
Thaleichthys pacificus Eulachon View Eulachon Profile
Theragra chalcogramma Walleye Pollock View Walleye Pollock Profile
Thymallus arcticus Arctic Grayling View Arctic Grayling Profile
Zaprora silenus Prowfish View PDF of Prowfish
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