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Chinook Salmon - approx. 75 cm
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae (Salmon & Trout)
Genus: Oncorhynchus
Species: Tshawytscha
Fish
12 species
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Common Carp - approx. 75 cm
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae (Carps & Minnows)
Genus: Cyprinus
Species: Carpio
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
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Updated January 31 2016
Minnow - approx. 5 cm
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae (Carps & Minnows)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Bluntnose Minnow - approx. 5 cm
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae (Carps & Minnows)
Genus: Pimephales
Species: Notatus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Catfish - approx. 30 cm
Order: Siluriformes (Catfish)
Family: Ictaluridae (North American Catfish)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Pumpkinseed Sunfish - approx. 15 cm
Order: Perciformes (Perch-like fish)
Family: Centrarchidae (Sunfish)
Genus: Lepomis
Species: Gibbosus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Round Goby? - approx. 10 cm
Order: Perciformes (Perch-like fish)
Family: Gobiidae (Gobies)
Genus: Neogobius
Species: Melanostomus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Native to Europe - invasive - similar (and a competitive
threat) to Mottled Sculpin (Cottus bairdii)
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
Kingdom: Animalia
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Updated September 7 2012
Bluegill Sunfish - approx. 15 cm
Order: Perciformes (Perch-like fish)
Family: Centrarchidae (Sunfish)
Genus: Lepomis
Species: Macrochirus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
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Updated December 12 2014
Rear of dorsal (back) fin has dark spot - unlike the
Pumpkinseed Sunfish (see above) the ear flap is entirely
black with no pale edge
Yellow Perch? - approx. 25 cm (to 38 cm)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-like fish)
Family: Percidae (Perches)
Genus: Perca
Species: Flavescens
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
Pumpkinseed Sunfish (with juveniles?) - approx. 15 cm
Order: Perciformes (Perch-like fish)
Family: Centrarchidae (Sunfish)
Genus: Lepomis
Species: Gibbosus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
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Updated September 7 2012
Unknown Minnow - approx. 15 cm
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae (Carps & Minnows)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
Dace? Creek Chub? Shiner?
Catfish - approx. 30 cm
Order: Siluriformes (Catfish)
Family: Ictaluridae (North American Catfish)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
Alewife - approx. 20 cm (to 38 cm)
Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings, Sardines, Shad)
Family: Clupeidae  (Herrings)
Genus: Alosa
Species:  Pseudoharengus
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
Chinook Salmon - approx. 75 cm - West Don River (E.T. Seton Park) - October 2009
Minnow - approx. 5 cm - West Don River (E.T. Seton Park) - September 2007
Bluntnose Minnow - approx. 5 cm (to 10 cm) - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - August 2008
Catfish (with Bluegill? Sunfish & Koi (domesticated Carp)) - approx. 30 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - July 2007
Pumpkinseed Sunfish - approx. 15 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - June 2012
Round Goby? - 8 to 12 cm - Toronto Islands - September 2010
Bluegill Sunfish - approx. 15 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - August 2007
Yellow Perch? - approx. 25 cm - Humber Bay Park - August 2012
Pumpkinseed Sunfish (and juveniles? - possibly Bluegill Sunfish) - approx. 15 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - May 2009
Unknown Minnow - approx. 15 cm - Humber Bay Park - September 2012
Catfish among White Water-lily - approx. 30 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - September 2007
Alewife - approx. 20 cm - Samuel Smith Park - May 2014
Common Carp - approx. 75 cm - Samuel Smith Park - May 2012
White? Suckers - approx. 40 cm
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae (Suckers)
Genus: Catostomus
Species: Commersonii?
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned Fishes)
Superclass: Osteichthyes
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Updated January 31 2016
Phylum: Chordata
Kingdom: Animalia
White? Suckers - approx. 40 cm - Rattray Marsh - April 2009
Spawn from late April to mid June