Fish species list

Fish found in the salt marsh tidal creeks of the Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts.
Does not include open estuary/bay species.

Family Scientific name Common Name
Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata American eel
Atherinopsidae Menidia menidia Atlantic silverside
Clupidae Alosa aestivalis Blueback herring
Clupidae Alosa pseudoharengus Alewife
Fundulidae Fundulus heteroclitus Mummichog/killifish
Gasterosteidae Apeltes quadracus Fourspine stickleback
Gasterosteidae Gastroteus aculeatus Threespine stickleback
Gasterosteidae Pungitius pungitius Ninespine stickleback
Moronidae Morone americana White perch
Sygnathidae Sygnathus fuscus Northern pipefish