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Fish, Marine and Anadromous

ANCHOVY, NORTHERN Norhtern anchovy (Engraulis mordax) all anchovy landed EXCEPT deepbody anchovy, all years
ANCHOVY, DEEPBODY Deepbody anchovy (Anchoa compressa) mostly in bays and estuaries, 1978+
BARRACUDA, CALIFORNIACalifornia barracuda (Sphyraena argentea) all years
BASS, BARRED SAND Barred sand bass (Paralabrax nebulifer) 1978+, included in BASS, ROCK category before 1978
BASS, GIANT SEA Giant or black sea bass (Sterolepis gigas) all years
BASS, KELP Kelp bass (Paralabrax clathratus) 1978+, included in BASS, ROCK category before 1978
BASS, ROCK Group name includes kelp bass, barred sand bass, and spotted sand bass, 1928-53 then sport only after 1953, some years 1978+
BASS, SPOTTED SAND Spotted sand bass (Paralabrax maculatofasciatus), small component of BASS, ROCK category before 1978
BASS, STRIPED Striped bass (Roccus saxatilis), Sport only after 1935
BLACKSMITH Blacksmith (Chromis punctipinnis) included in Perch category before 1963
BONEFISH Bonefisn (Albula vulpes), 1983 only
BONITO, PACIFIC Pacific Bonito or bonito tuna (Sarda chiliensis) all years
BUTTERFISH, PACIFIC Pacific butterfish also called California pompano (Peprilus simillimus) all years
CABEZON Cabezon (Scorpaenichthys marmoratus) all years
CABRILLA, SPOTTED ,,,,"Spotted Cabrilla (Epinephelus analogus) a sea bass, 1930, 1983+
COD, PACIFIC 1977+ Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) 1977+
CORBINA, CALIFORNIA California corbina (Menticirrhus undulatus), a croaker 1981+
CORVINA, SHORTFIN (1928-41, 1995+)Shortfin corvina or shortfin seabass (Cynoscion parvipinnis), a croaker caught and sometimes landed mixed with white croakers 1932-41 and 1995+
CROAKER, BLACK Black croaker (Cheilotrema saturnum) 1979+
CROAKER, VARIOUS SPECIES Croakers of various unidentified species 1978+, probably inclded in CROAKER, WHITE before 1978
CROAKER, WHITE White croaker also called kingfish (Genyonemus lineatus) may include other croakers especially queenfish (Seriphus politus)
CROAKER, YELLOWFIN Yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador) 1995+
CUSK-EEL, SPOTTED Spotted cusk-eel (Chilara taylori) 1994+
DOLPHINFISH Dolfpninfish (Coryphaena hippururs), Fish NOT Mammals, occasional 1930-62, yearly 1972+
EEL Various unspecified eels including moray, wolfeel, blennies and pricklebacks.
EEL, BLENNY Blennies, unidentified, 1931 only, probably pricklebacks
EEL, CALIFORNIA MORAY California Moray (Gymnothorax mordax) 1931-32, 1981+
ESCOLAR Escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum) 1994+
EULACHON Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) 1987+
FLOUNDER, ARROWTOOTH Arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias) 1955+, included with sole before 1951
FLOUNDER, STARRY Starry flounder (Platichthys stellatus), in unclassified flounder some years or ports, combine with FLOUNDER, UNCLASSIFIED 1930-46 and 1978+
FLOUNDER, UNCLASSIFIED Flounders, almost entirely starry flounder (Platichthys stellatus), combine with FLOUNDER, STARRY. most years
FLYINGFISH Probably mostly California Flyingfish (Cypselurus californicus), all years
GARIBALDI Garibaldi (Hypsypops rubicundus), Not a commercial species, small amounts 1979+
GOBY, BLUEBANDED Bluebanded goby, (Lythrypnus dalli) 1985+
GOBY, YELLOWFIN Yellowfin goby (Acanthogobius flavimanus), 1990+
GREENLING, KELP Kelp greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus) most years
GRENADIERS Various grenadiers, Pacific grenadier (Coryaphaenoides acrolepis) and giant grenadier (Albatrossia pectoralis) and possibly others, 1972+
GROUPER Various species of grouper (Mycteroperca) 1931, 1978+
GROUPER, BROOMTAIL Broomtail grouper (Mycteroperca xenarcha) 1985+
GRUNION, CALIFORNIA California Grunion (Leuresthes tenuis), not a commercial species, some 1978+
GUITARFISH, SHOVELNOSE Shovelnose guitarfish (Rhinobatos productus), 1977+
HAGFISH Hagfish (Eptatretus spp.) 1983+
HALFMOON Halfmoon (Medialuna californicus), included in Perch category before 1954
HALIBUT, CALIFORNIA California halibut (Paralicthys californicus), may include some Pacific halibut landings, all years
HALIBUT, PACIFIC Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis), some landings may have been recorded as California halibut, most years
HALIBUT, UNSPECIFIED Unspecified halibut, may be either California halibut (Paralicthys californicus), or Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) in Northern California 1978+
HERRING ROE ON KELP Pacific herring roe laid on kelp, 1987+
HERRING, PACIFIC Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi) all years, combine with HERRING, WHOLE FISH WITH ROE
HERRING, WHOLE FISH WITH ROE Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi) containing roe, 1993+, combine with HERRING, PACIFIC
HERRING, ROUND Round herring (Etrumeus teres), may be some mislabled Pacific herring included 1962, 1985, 1992+
JACK CREVALLE Crevalle jack (Caranx hippos), 1992+
JACKS Various species of jacks, family Carangidae 1992+
KAHAWAI Kahawai or Australian Salmon (Arripis spp), 1989 + 1999
KELPFISHES Giant kelpfish (Heterostichus robustus) and other kelpfishes 1979+
KILLIFISH, CALIFORN California killifish (Funduous parvipinnis) 1993
LINGCOD Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) called Pacific cultus before 1946, all years
LIZARDFISH, CALIFORNIA California lizardfish (Synodus lucioceps) 1980+
LOUVAR Louvar (Luvarus imperialis) 1984+
MACKEREL, BULLET Bullet mackerel (Auxis fochei) 1976+
MACKEREL, JACK Jack mackerel (Trachurus symmetricus) a jack, called Horse mackerel before 1945, see unspecified mackerel 1977-85.
MACKEREL, PACIFIC Pacific mackerel (Scomber japonicus), see unspecified mackerel 1977-85.
MACKEREL, UNSPECIFIED Mixture of jack mackerel and Pacific mackerel landed as mixed mackerel 1977+, for breakdown see California's Living Marine Resources, p312-313.
MARLIN, STRIPED Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), not commercial after 1938
MIDSHIPMAN, PLAINFIN Plainfin midshipman (Porichthys notatus) 1954, 1983+
MOLA, COMMON Mola or Ocean sunfish (Mola mola) 1982+
MONKEYFACE EEL Monkyface-eel or monkeyface prickleback (Cebidichthys violaceus) 1981+
MUDSUCKER, LONGJAW Longjaw mudsucker (Gilllichthys mirabilis) used for bait, 1971+
MULLET, STRIPED Mullet (Mugil cephalus), some landings are from the Salton Sea in 1940s.
NEEDLEFISH, CALIFORNIA Needlefish (Strongylura exilis) 1954+
OILFISH Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) 1996+
OPAH Opah (Lampris regius) 1976+
OPALEYE Opaleye (Girella nigricans) included in perch category before 1954
PERCH Market category includes surfperch in northern Calif. and other perch-like species in Soutnern Calif. included opaleye, halfmoon and sargo until 1954, blacksmith until 1962. see Fish Bulletin 149 tabRockf
PERCH, PACIFIC OCEAN Rockfish landed as market category Pacific Ocean Perch (Sebastes alutus) 1977+, species identification required 1984+
QUEENFISH Queenfish (Seraphus politus) a croaker, included with white croaker before 1972.
RATFISH Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei), occasional years
RAY, BAT Bat ray (Myliobatis californica) 1977+, may be included with skates in earlier years.
RAY, PACIFIC ELECTRIC Pacific electric ray, (Torpedo californica) 1977+
RAY Rays not identified to species 1977+
ROCKFISH, AURORA Rockfish landed as market category aurora (Sebastes aurora) may include other species, 1993+
ROCKFISH, BANK Rockfish landed as market category bank (Sebastes rufus) may include other species, 1980+
ROCKFISH, BLACKGILL Rockfish landed as market category blackgill (Sebastes melanostomus) may include other species, 1980+
ROCKFISH, BLACK-AND-YELLOW Rockfish landed as market category black-and-yellow (Sebastes chrysomelas) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, BLACK Rockfish landed as market category black (Sebastes melanops) may include other species, 1977+
ROCKFISH, BLUE Rockfish landed as market category blue (Sebastes mystinus) may include other species, 1977+
ROCKFISH, BOCACCIO Bocaccio rockfish (Sebastes paucispinus),1977+, species identification required from 1991+
ROCKFISH, BRONZESPOTTED Rockfish landed as market category bronzespotted (Sebastes gilli) may include other species, 1991+
ROCKFISH, BROWN Rockfish landed as market category brown includes widow (Sebastes entomelas) and copper (S. caurinus) as well as brown (S. auriculatus) 1977+. Also see Bolina
ROCKFISH, CALICO Rockfish landed as market category calico (Sebastes dallii) may include other species.
ROCKFISH, NOMINAL CANARY Rockfish landed as market category canary (Sebastes pinniger) may include other species before 1998, Canary Rockfish also in ROCKFISH, GROUP CANARY/VERMILLION 1994+
ROCKFISH, CHAMELEON Rockfish landed as market category chameleon (Sebastes phillipsi) may include other species, 1985+
ROCKFISH, CHILIPEPPER Rockfish landed as market category chilipepper (Sebastes goodei) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, CHINA Rockfish landed as market category china (Sebastes nebulosa) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, COPPER Rockfish landed as market categories copper (Sebastes caurinus) and whitebelly (S. vexillarius) may include other species, 1977+
ROCKFISH, COWCOD Rockfish landed as market category cowcod (Sebastes levis) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, DARKBLOTCHED Rockfish landed as market category darkblotched (Sebastes crameri) may include other species, 1996+
ROCKFISH, FLAG Rockfish landed as market category flag (Sebastes rubrivinctus) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, GROUP BLUE/BLACK Rockfish landed as market category blue/black includes (Sebastes mystinus and S. melanops) may include other species, 1994+
ROCKFISH, GROUP BOCACCIO/CHILIR Rockfish landed as market category bocaccio/chillipepper (Sebastes paucispinis and S. goodei) may include other species 1980-93
ROCKFISH, GROUP BOLINA Rockfish landed as market category bolina includes brown (Sebastes auriculatus), copper (S. caurinus) and other species 1980+
ROCKFISH, GROUP CANARY/VERMILLROCK Rockfish landed as market category canary/vermillion 1994+. may include other species. See also ROCKFISH, NOMINAL CANARY and ROCKFISH, VERMILLION.
ROCKFISH, GROUP DEEP RED Rockfish landed as market category deep reds may include various species of rockfish 1982+
ROCKFISH, GROUP GOPHER Rockfish landed as market category gopher group includes gopher (Sebastes carnatus) and other species 1985+, see also ROCKFISH, GOPHER
ROCKFISH, GROUP RED Rockfish landed as market category group red may include various species of rockfish 1980+
ROCKFISH, GROUP ROSEFISH Rockfish landed as market category group rosefish, primarily splitnose (Sebastes diploproa) and aurora (S. aurora) 1982+
ROCKFISH, GROUP SMALL RED Rockfish landed as market category group smallred may include various species of small rockfish 1980+
ROCKFISH, GOPHER Rockfish landed as market category gopher may contain black-and-yellow (Sebastes chrysomelas), kelp (S. atrovirens) and others as well as gopher (Sebastes carnatus) 1979+
ROCKFISH, GRASS Rockfish landed as market category grass (Sebastes rastrelliger) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, GREENBLOTCHED Rockfish landed as market category greenblotched (Sebastes rosenblatti) may include other species, 1990+
ROCKFISH, GREENSTRIPED Rockfish landed as market category greenstriped (Sebastes elongatus) may include other species, 1978+
ROCKFISH, GREENSPOTTED Rockfish landed as market category greenspotted (Sebastes chlorostictus)probably single species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, HONEYCOMB Rockfish landed as market category honeycomb (Sebastes umbrosus) may include other species, 1993
ROCKFISH, KELP Rockfish landed as market category kelp rockfish (Sebastes atrovirens) may include other species, 1980+ see ROCKFISH, GOPHER
ROCKFISH, OLIVE Rockfish landed as market category olive (Sebastes serranoides) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, PINK Rockfish landed as market category pink (Sebastes eos) may include other species, 1987+
ROCKFISH, PINKROSE Rockfish landed as market category pinkrose (Sebastes simulator) may include other species, 1987+
ROCKFISH, QUILLBACK Rockfish landed as market category quillback (Sebastes maliger) may include other species, 1994+
ROCKFISH, REDBANDED Rockfish landed as market category redbanded (Sebastes nigrocinctus) may include other species, 1989+
ROCKFISH, ROSETHORN Rockfish landed as market category rosethorn (Sebastes helvomaculatus) may include other small species, 1991+
ROCKFISH, ROSY Rockfish landed as market category rosy (Sebastes rosaceus) may include other small species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, SHORTBELLY Rockfish landed as market category shortbelly (Sebastes jordani) may include other species, 1979+
ROCKFISH, SPLITNOSE Rockfish landed as market category splitnose (Sebastes diploproa) may include other species,1977+
ROCKFISH, SPECKLED Rockfish landed as market category speckled (Sebastes ovalis) may include other species,1979+
ROCKFISH, SQUARESPOT Rockfish landed as market category squarespot (Sebastes hopkinsi) may include other species,1994+
ROCKFISH, STRIPETAIL Rockfish landed as market category stripetail (Sebastes saxicola) may include other species
ROCKFISH, STARRY Rockfish landed as market category starry (Sebastes constellatus) may include other species,1977+
ROCKFISH, SWORDSPINE Rockfish landed as market category swordspine (Sebastes ensifer) may include other small species,1996+
ROCKFISH, TREEFISH Rockfish landed as market category treefish (Sebastes serriceps) may include other species,1980+
ROCKFISH,UNSPECIFIED Rockfish landed as market category unspecified rockfish, includes various species,1928+
ROCKFISH, VERMILLION Rockfish landed as market category vermillion (Sebastes miniatus) may include other species,1977+, see also ROCKFISH, GROUP CANARY/VERMILLION,1977+
ROCKFISH, WIDOW Widow rockfish (Sebastes entomelas),1977+, identification required from 1983+
ROCKFISH, YELLOWEYE Rockfish landed as market category yelloweye (Sebastes ruberrimus) may include other species,1977+
ROCKFISH, YELLOWTAIL Yellowtail rockfish (Sebastes flavidus) identification required from 1994+
SABLEFISH Sablefish or blackcod (Anoplopoma fimbria) all years
SAILFISH Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) 1982 only
SALEMA Salema (Xenistius californiensis) 1971 and 1992 only
SALMON All species of salmon were recorded together before 1977, some unspecified landings 1978-85.
SALMON, CHUM ,,,,"Chum salmon (Oncorhycus keta) 1977+, see before 1977
SALMON, KING King or chinook salmon (Oncorhycus tshawytscha) 1977+, see before 1977
SALMON ROE, KING The roe from king or chinook salmon. 1994+
SALMON, PINK Pink salmon (Oncorhycus gorbuscha) 1977+, see before 1977
SALMON, SILVER Silver or coho salmon (Oncorhycus kisutch) 1977+, see before 1977
SANDDAB All species of sanddabs before 1990, and most of sanddab landings after 1990
SANDDAB, LONGFIN Longfin sanddab, (Citharichthys xanthostigma) 1999+
SANDDAB, PACIFIC Pacific sanddab (Citharichthys sordidus) 1990+
SANDDAB, SPECKLED Speckled sanddab (Citharichthys stigmaeus) 1997+
SARDINE, PACIFIC Pacific sardine also called Pacific pilchard (Sardinops sagax) all years
SARGO Sargo (Anisotremus davidsonii),1954+, included in perch category until 1953.
SAURY, PACIFIC Pacific saury (Cololabis saria) occasional landings.
SCORPIONFISH, CALIFORNIA Spotted scorpionfish commonly called sculpin (Scorpeaena guttata), all years
SCULPIN, PACIFIC STAGHORN Pacific staghorn sculpin (Leptocottus armatus) 1935, 1950's, 1978+
SCULPIN, YELLOWCHIN Yellowchin sculpin (Icelinus quadriseriatus) 1994
SEABASS, WHITE White seabass (Atractoscion noblis), all years
SENORITA Seniorita (Oxyjulis californica) 1973, 1994+
SHAD, AMERICAN American shad (Alosa sapidissima) Sactamento River delta fishery 1928-51, small amounts from 1986+
SHAD, THREADFIN Threadfin shad, (Dorosoma petenense) San Francisco Bay, 1987+
SHARK All shark landings until 1976, unspecified sharks, 1977+
SHARK, PACIFIC ANGEL Pacific angel shark (Squatina californica), 1977+
SHARK, BLUE Blue shark (Prionace glauca), 1977+
SHARK, BONITO (MAKO) Bonito or short fin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), 1977+
SHARK, BROWN SMOOTH Brown smoothound shark (Mustelus henlei), 1977+
SHARK, BASKING Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus), 1991+
SHARK, BLACK TIP Black tip shark presumably (Carcharhinus limbatus), 1984, 1993, 1999
SHARK, COMMON THRESHER Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), 1977+
SHARK, COW Cow sharks group sixgill (Hexanchus griseus) and sevengill (Notorynchus maculatus), see also Sevengill shark, 1977+
SHARK, SPINY DOGFISH Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias), 1977+
SHARK, DUSKY Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus), 1977+
SHARK, SMOOTH HAMMERHEAD Smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), 1977+
SHARK, HORN Horn shark (Heterodontus francisci), 1977+
SHARK, LEOPARD Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata), 1977+
SHARK, SALMON Salmon shark (Lamna ditropsis), 1977+
SHARK, SEVENGILL Sevengill shark (Notorynchus maculatus) see also Cow shark, 1977+
SHARK, SIXGILL Sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus) see also Cow sharks,1979+
SHARK, GRAY SMOOTHHOUND Gray smoothound shark (Mustelus californicus), 1977+
SHARK, SOUPFIN Soupfin shark (Galeorhinus zyopterus), in general shark category prior to 1977 include high landings 1936-44 for vitamin A in livers, separate category 1928-29, 1977+
SHARK, SWELL Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum), 1978+
SHARK, BIGEYE THRESHER Big eye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus), 1980+
SHARK, PELAGIC THRESHER Pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) sometimes confused with common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), 1977+
SHARK, WHITE White shark (Carcharodon carcharias), 1979+
SHEEPHEAD, CALIFORNIA California Sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher), all years
SIERRA Sierra (Scomberomorus sierra), 1987 only
SKATE Skates unspecified, may include rays also, all years
SKATE, BIG Big skate (Raja binoculata), 1983+
SKATE, CALIFORNIA California skate (Raja inornata), 1978+
SKATE, THORNY Thorny skate, probably Thornback (Platyrhinoidis triseriata)
SMELT Included all silversides and all smelts except those landed as whitebait until 1976, dominated by jacksmelt.
SMELT, ATHERINID Group called silversides, includes Jacksmelt (Atherinopsis californiensis) and Topsmelt (Atherinops affinis) 1978+, overlaps with individual species landings
SMELT, JACKSMELT Jacksmelt (Atherinopsis californiensis) a silverside 1986+ Majority in Smelt before 1977, in SMELT, ATHERINID 1976-85+
SMELT, NIGHT Night smelt (Spirinchus starski), may include surf smelt as well 1976+, see also SMELT, TRUE
SMELT, SURF Surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus) may include night smelt as well 1976+, see also SMELT, TRUE
SMELT, TOPSMELT Topsmelt (Atherinops affinis) a silverside. 1986+ Included in Smelt before 1977, in SMELT, ATHERINID 1976-85+
SMELT, TRUE Combined market categoty of surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus) and Night smelt (Spirinchus starski) 1976+, overlaps with individual species landings
SMELT, WHITEBAIT Combined market categoty of Whitebait smelt (Allosmerus elongatus) plus Night smelt (Spirinchus starski) F&G Fish Bulletin 74 p142
SMELT, WHITEBAIT Combined market categoty of Whitebait smelt (Allosmerus elongatus) plus Night smelt (Spirinchus starski) F&G Fish Bulletin 74 p142
SNAPPER -MEXICO- Unknwn species landed as snapper, 1994 only
SOLE, BIGMOUTH Big mouth sole (Hippoglossina stomata), 1979+
SOLE, BUTTER Butter sole (Inopsetta isolepis), 1977+
SOLE, C-O C-O sole or C-O turbot (Pleuronichthys coenosus)
SOLE, CURLFIN Curfin sole or curfin turbot (Pleuronichthys decurrens), 1994+. May have been in either sole or turbot before 1994.
SOLE, DOVER Dover sole (Microstomus pacificus) included with sole unspecified 1948-1954.
SOLE, ENGLISH English sole (Parophrys vetulus) dominated the sole unspecified category before 1955. See F&G Bulletin 149, p65.
SOLE, FANTAIL Fantail sole (Xystreurys liolepis), 1977+
SOLE, PETRALE Petrale sole (Eopsetta jordani) 1954+, about 20% of sole unspecified before 1950. See F&G Bulletin 149, p65.
SOLE, ROCK Rock sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata), 1977+
SOLE, REX Rex sole (Glyptocephalus zachirus) 1954+, less than 10% of unspecified soles before 1954. See F&G Bulletin 149, p65.
SOLE, SAND Sand sole (Psettichthys melanostictus), 1954+
SOLE, SLENDER Slender sole (Lyopsetta exilis), 1979+
SOLE, UNCLASSIFIED All soles, dominated by English sole through 1948. Dover sole dominant 1949-53. Only unspecified soles after 1954. See F&G Bulletin 149, p65.
SURFPERCH Unclassified surfperch 1977+. Included in perch category before 1977.
SURFPERCH, BARRED Barred surfperch (Amphistichus argenteus) 1977+. Included in perch category before 1977.
SURFPERCH, BLACK Black surfperch (Embiotoca jacksoni) 1977+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, CALICO Calico surfperch (Amphistichus koelzi) 1980+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, DWARF Dwarf surfperch (Micrometrus minimus) 1983, 1996. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, PILE Pile surfperch (Damalicthys vacca) 1979+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, PINK Pink surfperch (Zalembius rosaceus)
SURFPERCH, RAINBOW Rainbow surfperch (Hypsurus caryi) 1980+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, REDTAIL Redtail Surfperch (Amphistichus rhodoterus), 1979+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, RUBBERLIP Rubberlip surfperch (Rhacochilus toxotes), 1979+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, SHINER Shiner surfperch (Cymatogaster aggregata) 1979+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, WALLEYE Walleye surfperch (Hyperprosopon argenteum) 1977+. Included in perch category before 1977
SURFPERCH, WHITE White surfperch (Phanerodon furcatus) 1977+. Included in perch category before 1977
STICKLEBACK, THREESPINE Threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus auleatus), San Francisco Bay, 1976+
STINGRAY Unspecified rays, 1928 and 1977+
STURGEON White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) not a commercial species, 1978+
SWORDFISH Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), all years. Also called broadbill swordfish, landings are recorded as dressed weights, multiply by 1.45 to convert to weight of whole fish.
THORNYHEAD Market categories thornyhead and thornyhead rockfish (Sebastolobus spp.), may include other species, 1977+, included in rockfish before 1977.
THORNYHEAD, LONGSPINE Longspine thornyhead (Sebastolobus altivelis) 1995+, in Thornyhead 1978-95, in rockfish before 1977.
THORNYHEAD, SHORTSPINE Shortspine thornyhead (Sebastolobus alascanus) 1995+, in Thornyhead 1978-95, in rockfish before 1977.
TOMCOD, PACIFIC Pacific tomcod (Microgadus proximus) many years
TRIGGERFISH Triggerfish - possibly any of these triggerfish: finescale (Balistes polylepis), black (Mellichthys niger) or redtail (Xanthicthys mento) 1980+
TONGUEFISH, CALIFORNIA California toungefish (Symphurus atricauda) 1982+, included in sole unspecified before 1982.
TUNA, ALBACORE Albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) only landings from California waters catch, all years
TUNA, BIGEYE Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) only landings from California waters catch, 1977+
TUNA, BLACKFIN Tuna landed as Blackfin tuna, presumably from common name (Thunnus atlanticus) which is a Western Atlantic species, 1985-93
TUNA, BLUEFIN Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) only landings from California waters catch, all years
TUNA, SKIPJACK Skipjack tuna (Euthynnus pelamis) only landings from California waters catch, most years.
TUNA, SKIPJACK, BLACK Black skipjack (Euthynnus lineatus) only landings from California waters catch,1972+
TUNA, YELLOWFIN Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) only landings from California waters catch, most years.
TUNA, UNSPECIFIED Any species of tuna unspecified, presumably landings from California waters catch, 1978+
TURBOT, DIAMOND Diamond turbot (Hypsopsetta guttulata) 1992
TURBOT, HORNYHEAD Hornyhead turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis) 1995+
TURBOT, SPOTTED Spotted turbot (Pleuronichthys ritteri) none
TURBOT, UNSPECIFIED All species of turbot before 1992, unclassified turbot after 1991
WAHOO Wahoo (Acanthocybium solanderi) only landings from California waters catch, 1975+
WHITEFISH, OCEAN Ocean whitefish (Caulolatilus princeps) all years
WHITING, PACIFIC Pacific whiting, also called Pacific Hake (Merluccius productus) all years
WOLF-EEL Wolf-eel (Anarrhichthys ocellatus) 1977+, included in the category eels befoe 1977.
WRASSE, ROCK Rock wrasse (Halichoeres semicinctus) 1984+
YELLOWTAIL Yellowtail (Seriola dorsalis) only landings from California waters catch, all years.
ZEBRAPERCH Zebraperch (Hermosilla azurea) 1977+, included in perch category before 1977
UNSPECIFIED TRAWLED FISH Unspecified trawl caught groundfish, in the 1960's, this was sold for animal food to fur breeders.
UNSPECIFIED FISH Unspecified marine fish for which identification was not made or in question, and those totaling small amounts before 1980.
UNSPECIFIED FISH Unspecified marine fish for which identification was not made or in question, and those totaling small amounts before 1980.

Fish, Freshwater

BLACKFISH, SACRAMENTO ,,,,"Freshwater fish Included with hardhead until 1969, also called greaser (Orthodon microlepidotus) (Fish Bulletin 74, p47.). Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
CARP All carp landed until 1971, some large quantities remove from Clear Lake 1931-36 (Cyprinus carpio). Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
CATFISH (1928-52)All freshwater catfish landed, includes Forktail or channel catfish (Ictalurus catus) and square-tail,Sacramento catfish or bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus). Freshwater catch not in database afAll fres
HARDHEAD All freshwater fish landed as hard head (Mylopharodon conocephalus), includes SACRAMENTO BLACKFISH in most years. Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
HITCH All fish landed as hitch (Lavinia exilicauda) 1967-71. Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
PIKEMINNOW, SACRAMENTO All freshwater fish landed as pike or Sacramento squawfish (Ptychocheilus grandis) (not true pike) 1928-1951. Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
SPLIT-TAIL All freshwater fish landed as split-tail (Pogonichtys macrolepidotus) 1928-67. Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
SUCKER, WESTERN All freshwater fish landed as Sacramento or Western sucker (Catostomus occidentalis and other species) 1928-63. Freshwater catch not in database after 1971

Crustatceans

BARNACLE Barnacles 1980s. presumably goose barnacles
BOX CRAB Box crab 1981+
CRAB, CLAWS Claws from rock crabs before 1991 and sheep or spider crabs (Loxorhynchus grandis), 1986+
CRAB, DUNGENESS Dungeness or market crab (Cancer magister) all years, may include some rock crabs from Santa Barbara south especially in 1940s
CRAB, KING King crab, presumably Paralithodes species, 1977+
CRAB, PELAGIC RED Pelagic red crabs. 1974-88, 1999
CRAB, ROCK Rock crabs, unspecified, all years, however some may have been recorded as market crab before 1950.
CRAB, BROWN ROCK Brown Rock crabs (Cancer antennarius) 1997+
CRAB, RED ROCK Red rock crabs (Cancer productus) 1996+
CRAB, YELLOW ROCK Yellow Rock crabs (Cancer anthonyi) 1995+
CRAB, SAND Sand crabs (Emerita analoga ) harvested for live bait, not in database before 1979
CRAB, SHORE Shore crabs (Hemigrapsus oregonensis or Pachygrapsus crassipes) harvested for live bait, not in database before 1978
CRAB, SPIDER Sheep or spider crabs (Loxorhynchus grandis) 1968+
CRAB, TANNER Crab landed as tanner crab, presumably Chionocetes species 1983+
CRAYFISH Crayfish caught in rivers and Delta (Pacifastacus leniusculus or Procambarus clarkii) 1969-71, Freshwater catch not in database after 1971
LOBSTER, CALIFORNIA SPINY California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) all years
PRAWN, GOLDEN Prawns landed as Golden prawns, 1999+
PRAWN, RIDGEBACK Ridgeback prawn (Sicyonia ingentis) fishery first developed in 1965
PRAWN, SPOTTED Spot prawn (Pandalus platyceros) taken in the ocean 1952+.
PRAWN, UNSPECIFIED Probably Spot prawn (Pandalus platyceros) taken in the ocean at least until 1960's, then maybe mixed species.
SHRIMP, BAY Bay Shrimp (Crago franciscorum and C. nigricauda) caught in San Francisco Bay, recorded in shrimp unspecified until 1952
SHRIMP, BRINE Brine shrimp (Artemia salina) taken in bays
SHRIMP, COONSTRIPE Coonstripe or dock shrimp (Pandanlus danae) 1986+
SHRIMP, GHOST Ghost shrimp (Callianassa californiensis) harvested for bait from bays 1978+
SHRIMP, PACIFIC OCEAN Pacific ocean shrimp (Pandulus jordani) 1952+
SHRIMP, RED ROCK Red rock shrimp (Lysmata californica) for live bait fishery developed in late 1950's but not in database until 1979.
SHRIMP, UNSPECIFIED Bay Shrimp (Crago franciscorum and C. nigricauda) until 1952, may be various unspecified species after.
CRUSTACEAN, UNSPECIFIED Assorted unspecifid crustaceans. 1969+,

Echinoderm

CUCUMBER, SEA Sea cucumbers giant (Parastichopus californicus) and warty (P.parvimensis) 1978+,
ECHINOD, UNSPECIFIED Unspecified echinoderms 1971-1993,
SEA STARS Sea stars unspecified 1971+,
URCHIN, LYTECHINUS Sea Urchin landed as lytechinus 1983+,
URCHIN, PURPLE SEA Purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purperatus) 1985+,
URCHIN, RED SEA Red sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus) 1986+ ,See Unspecified sea urchins 1971-85
URCHIN, UNSPECIFIED Unspecified sea urchins, probably red urchins. 1971-1985",

Mollusk

ABALONE, BLACK Black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii), 1972+",
ABALONE, FLAT Flat abalone (Haliotis wallensis), 1972+ ",
ABALONE, GREEN Green abalone (Haliotis fulgens), 1972+",
ABALONE, PINK Pink abalone (Haliotis corrugata), 1972+",
ABALONE, WHITE White abalone (Haliotis sorenseni), 1972+",
ABALONE, THREADED Threadded abalone (Haliotis assimilis), 1972+. now believed to be a southern sub-species of pinto (H. kamtschatkana) Calif.Living Mar.Res.p89",
ABALONE, PINTO Pinto abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana), 1972+",
ABALONE, RED Red abalone (Haliotis ruffescens), 1972+",
ABALONE, UNSPECIFIED All abalone (Haliotis spp.) until 1972, all red abalone until 1950, red and pink 1950-1970, unspecified abalone after 1971. Calif.Living Mar.Res.p89
CHITON Unspecified chitons 1983+.
CLAM, GAPER Pacific gaper clam (Tresus nuttalli) and fat gaper (T. capax). 1931+
CLAM, CALIFORNIA JACKKNIFE Jackknife clam (Tagelus californianus) 1931+, used for bait F&G Fish Bulletin 74 p161
CLAM, NATIVE LITTLENECK Littleneck clams, cockles or chiones (Chione fluctifraga, and C. undullata., Protothaca staminia, and Tapes philippinarum)
CLAM, NATIVE LITTLENECK Littleneck clams, cockles or chiones (Chione fluctifraga, and C. undullata., Protothaca staminia, and Tapes philippinarum)
CLAM, NATIVE LITTLENECK Littleneck clams, cockles or chiones (Chione fluctifraga, and C. undullata., Protothaca staminia, and Tapes philippinarum)
CLAM, NOTHERN RAZOR Pacific razor clam (Siliqua patula), sport only after 1949.
CLAM, PURPLE Purple clam, 1983 and 1994
CLAM, PISMO Pismo clam (Tivela stultorum) sport only after 1947, F&G Fish Bulletin 74 p165
CLAM, ROSY RAZOR Rosy rasor clams, 1987+
CLAM, SOFT SHELLED Soft shelled clams (Mya arenaria) before 1950
CLAM, SOFT SHELLED Soft shelled clams (Mya arenaria) before 1950
CLAM, COMMON WASHINGTON Washington clams (Saxidomus nuttalli) until 1983.
CLAM, UNSPECIFIED Unspecified clams
LIMPET, UNSPECIFIED Limpet unspecified, 1980+
MOLLUSK, UNSPECIFIED Unspecified mollusks 1954+
MUSSEL Mussels Californian (Mytilus californianus), Mediterrranean (M. galloprovincialis), and Bay (Mytelus edulis) primarily for bait 1928-1978,
OCTOPUS, UNSPECIFIED Octopus unspecified (Polypus spp), all years
OYSTER, CALIFORNIA California native oyster (Ostreola lurida or O. conchaphila)
OYSTER, EASTERN Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) maricultured.
OYSTER, EUROPEAN FLAT European flat oyster, maricultured.
OYSTER, GIANT PACIFIC (Crassostrea gigas and C.sikamea) maricultured 1933+
OYSTER, GIANT PACIFIC (Crassostrea gigas and C.sikamea) maricultured 1933+
OYSTER, UNSPECIFIED Oysters unspecified 1995+
SCALLOP, UNSPECIFIED Scallops unspecified specied.
SCALLOP, UNSPECIFIED Scallops unspecified specied.
SEA HARES Sea hares
SEA SLUG Sea slug
SEA SLUG Sea slug
SNAIL, SEA Sea snails unspecified
SNAIL, SEA Sea snails unspecified
SNAIL, SEA Sea snails unspecified
SNAIL, SEA Sea snails unspecified
SNAIL, SEA Sea snails unspecified
SQUID, JUMBO Jumbo squid (Dosididicus gigas) 1978+
SQUID, MARKET Market squid (Loligo opalescens) all years
WHELK Welks, probably Kellet's Welk, 1930's and 1979+

Other, Non-Fish

FROGS Freshwater frogs 1934-35 and 1971
INVERTEBRATES, COLONIAL Colonial Invertbrates, sponges and tunicates
INVERTEBRATES, COLONIAL Colonial Invertbrates, sponges and tunicates
INVERTEBRATES, COLONIAL Colonial Invertbrates, sponges and tunicates
WORMS, MARINE Marine worms unspecified, 1986+
TURTLES, FRESHWATER Fresh or brackish water turtle (or terrapin) species 1928-1931
TURTLES, MARINE Primarily green sea turtles, 1928