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Delaware Saltwater Fish


Basses (Sea)

Black Sea Bass

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Snowy Grouper

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Warsaw Grouper

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Basses (Temperate)

Striped Bass

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White Perch

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Billfishes

Blue Marlin

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Longbill Spearfish

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Roundscale Spearfish

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White Marlin

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Cods

Drums

Atlantic Croaker

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Black Drum

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Northern Kingfish

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Silver Perch

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Southern Kingfish

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Spotted Seatrout

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Flounders

Four-Spot Flounder

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Summer Flounder

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Windowpane Flounder

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Winter Flounder

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Witch Flounder

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Yellowtail Flounder

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Grunts

Hakes

Red Hake (Ling)

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Silver Hake

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Spotted Hake

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Jacks and Pompanos

African Pompano

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Almaco Jack

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Banded Rudderfish

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Blue Runner

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Crevalle Jack

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Florida Pompano

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Greater Amberjack

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Horse-Eye Jack

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Leatherjack

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Lesser Amberjack

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Rainbow Runner

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Yellow Jack

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Mackerels

Atlantic Chub Mackerel

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Atlantic Mackerel

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Cero Mackerel

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King Mackerel

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Spanish Mackerel

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Porgies

Puffers

Northern Puffer

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Smooth Puffer

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Searobins

Northern Searobin

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Striped Searobin

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Shads and Herrings

American Shad

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Blueback Herring

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Hickory Shad

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Sharks (Hammerhead)

Great Hammerhead Shark

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Scalloped Hammerhead Shark

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Smooth Hammerhead Shark

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Sharks (Large Coastal)

Blacktip Shark

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Bull Shark

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Lemon Shark

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Nurse Shark

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Silky Shark

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Spinner Shark

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Tiger Shark

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Sharks (Pelagic)

Blue Shark

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Oceanic Whitetip Shark

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Shortfin mako Shark

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Thresher Shark

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Sharks (Pelagic) not shown: Porbeagle Shark

Sharks (Prohibited)

Atlantic Angel Shark

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Dusky Shark

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Sand Tiger Shark

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Sandbar Shark

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White Shark

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Sharks (Prohibited) not shown: Basking Shark, Bigeye Sand Tiger, Bigeye Sixgill Shark, Bigeye Thresher, Bignose Shark, Caribbean Reef Shark, Caribbean Sharpnose Shark, Galapagos Shark, Longfin Mako, Narrowtooth Shark, Night Shark, Sevengill Shark, Sixgill Shark, Smalltail Shark, Whale Shark

Sharks (Small Coastal)

Atlantic Sharpnose Shark

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Blacknose Shark

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Bonnethead Shark

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Sharks (Small Coastal) not shown: Finetooth Shark

Skates and Rays

Atlantic Torpedo Ray

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Barndoor Skate

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Bluntnose Stingray

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Bullnose Ray

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Clearnose Skate

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Cownose Ray

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Little Skate

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Smooth Butterfly Ray

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Southern Stingray

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Smoothhound and Spiny Dogfish

Smoothhound (Smooth Dogfish)

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Spiny Dogfish

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Snappers

Cubera snapper

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Dog snapper

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Gray Snapper

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Yellowtail snapper

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Tilefishes

Blueline Tilefish

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Golden Tilefish

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Triggerfishes

Gray Triggerfish

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Ocean Triggerfish

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Tunas

Albacore Tuna

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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

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Atlantic Bonito

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Bigeye Tuna

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False Albacore

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Skipjack Tuna

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Yellowfin Tuna

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Additional Nearshore and Occasional Nearshore Species

American Eel

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Atlantic Cutlassfish

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Atlantic Needlefish

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Atlantic Spadefish

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Atlantic Sturgeon

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Atlantic Tripletail

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Butterfish

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Cunner (Bergall)

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Gafftopsail Catfish

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Great Barracuda

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Inshore Lizardfish

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Northern Stargazer

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Oyster Toadfish

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Additional Offshore Species

Dolphinfish

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Goosefish (Monkfish)

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