References and resources

General information

  1. Sources of live fish: West Virginia University Extension Service

  2. Fish consumption advisories for West Virginia

  3. Eastern Brook Trout Restoration: Trout Unlimited 

Fish identification guides 


  1. The Fishes of West Virginia: J.R. Stauffer, Jr. et al. 1995 

  2. Audubon Field Guide To North American Fishes, Whales and Dolphins

  3. How to Know the Freshwater Fishes: Eddy, S. et al. March 1978 

  4. Dichotomous key to common fish of NH: US Fish and Wildlife Service


  1. FishBase: A global information system on fishes
  2. A-Z fish guide: Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources (pdf)

  3. Freshwater Fish Gallery: NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation

  4. Virginia Fishes: VA Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries

  5. Virtual Aquarium: Virginia Tech Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife Science