Alberta game fish species

An overview of some of Alberta’s game fish species, including general characteristics and classification.

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General information about Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about brown trout (Salmo trutta), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about burbot (Lota lota), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about golden trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about goldeye (Hiodon alosoides), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about northern pike (Esox lucius), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), a cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about sauger (Sander canadensis), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about shortjaw cisco (Coregonus zenithicus), an at risk cold-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about walleye (Sander vitreus), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.

General information about yellow perch (Perca flavescens), a cool-water fish species in Alberta.