Fish Identification

Fishing Regulations Icon Maryland Fishing

For the most up-to-date Maryland Fishing Information—dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries

For information on more species of fish go to: dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/pages/fishfacts-index.aspx

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 FishMaryland or go to

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