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Endangered, Threatened, and Special Concern Fish

Common Name
Scientific Name
E Shortnose sturgeon+ Acipenser brevirostrum
E Atlantic sturgeon+ Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus
SC Blueback herring Alosa aestivalis
SC Sand tiger shark Carcharias taurus
SC Longnose sucker Catostomus catostomus
SC Slimy sculpin Cottus cognatus
SC Banded sunfish Enneacanthus obesus
E American brook lamprey Lethenteron appendix
SC Atlantic seasnail Liparis atlanticus
E Burbot Lota lota
SC Bridle shiner Notropis bifrenatus
E Rainbow smelt (anadromous populations only) Osmerus mordax
SC Radiated shanny Ulvaria subbifurcata

+ Federally Endangered

Effective August 5, 2015

Mammals | Birds | Reptiles | Amphibians | Invertebrates | Plants
Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species in Connecticut