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Fish Identification

For the most up-to-date Maryland Fishing Information—

* except where otherwise indicated in nontidal limits - Fish illustrations by Duane Raver and Diane Rome Peebles

For information on more species of fish go to:

To learn more about some of Maryland's species of sharks go to Sharks of this guide. For Invasive Species identification go to Invasive Species.

The "Species Award" is part of FishMaryland. To find out more go to