California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Fish and Shellfish Identification

Marine Region's
Fish Identification Quiz

Photo by J. Sung
Try these fish identification quizzes and see how well you know your California marine fishes! Not only are these quizzes fun, but you may also learn some important information about these species and fishing regulations pertaining to them.

 

California Fishing Passport

Marine Management News
A new fishing incentive and recognition program to highlight and promote fishing throughout the state. Pick up your free copy of the California Fishing Passport book listing 150 different popular fresh and saltwater finfish and shellfish that occur throughout the state. Try to catch one of every species listed, and you will receive stamps in your passport book documenting each achievement.