This is a list of Massachusetts fish species in greatest need of conservation as identified in MassWildlife's 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan. Click on the fish species below to learn more.

Blueback Herring  pdf format of Blueback Herring
(Alosa aestivalis)

Alewife  pdf format of Alewife
(Alosa pseudoharengus)

American Shad  pdf format of American Shad
(Alosa sapidissima)

American Eel  pdf format of American Eel
(Anguilla rostrata)

White Sucker  pdf format of White Sucker
(Catostomus commersoni)

Slimy Sculpin  pdf format of Slimy Sculpin
(Cottus cognatus)

Banded Sunfish  pdf format of Banded Sunfish
(Enneacanthus obesus)

Creek Chubsucker  pdf format of Creek Chubsucker
(Erimyzon oblongus)

Swamp Darter  pdf format of Swamp Darter
(Etheostoma fusiforme)

Tessellated Darter  pdf format of Tessellated Darter
(Etheostoma olmstedi)

Spotfin Killifish  pdf format of Spotfin Killifish
(Fundulus luciae)

Common Shiner  pdf format of Common Shiner
(Luxilus cornutus)

Sea Lamprey  pdf format of Sea Lamprey
(Petromyzon marinus)

Blacknose Dace  pdf format of Blacknose Dace
(Rhinichthys atratulus)

Longnose Dace  pdf format of Longnose Dace
(Rhinichthys cataractae)

Brook Trout  pdf format of Brook Trout
(Salvelinus fontinalis)

Creek Chub  pdf format of Creek Chub
(Semotilus atromaculatus)

Fallfish  pdf format of Fallfish
(Semotilus corporalis)