5695 thumb Fish of Hartford County, CT

This guide serves as a reference for freshwater and riparian fish species indigenous to Hartford County, Connecticut. The species on this list have been verified either by iNaturalist users or Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

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Walleye 1
Sander vitreus
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Smallmouth Bass 2
Micropterus dolomieu
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Largemouth Bass 1
Micropterus salmoides
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Pumpkinseed Sunfish 3
Lepomis gibbosus
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Bluegill 4
Lepomis macrochirus
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Rock Bass 1
Ambloplites rupestris
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Striped Bass 5
Morone saxatilis
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American Eel 6
Anguilla rostrata
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Brown Trout 7
Salmo trutta
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Brook Trout 8
Salvelinus fontinalis
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Channel Catfish 1
Ictalurus punctatus
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Carp 4
Cyprinus carpio
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White Sucker 6
Catostomus commersonii
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American Pickerel 1
Esox americanus
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Northern Pike 9
Esox lucius
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Atlantic Sea Lamprey 6
Petromyzon marinus

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