Whitefishes

Char

Pacific Salmon

Other Freshwater Fishes

Nearshore Marine/Brackish Water Fishes

Some Uncommon Marine Fishes

Whitefishes

Arctic Cisco

IƱupiaq Name: Qaaktaq
Scientific Name: Coregonus autumnalis


Taken by Larry Moulton

Bering Cisco

IƱupiaq Name: Tiipuq
Scientific Name: Coregonus laurettae


Taken by DWM staff

Broad Whitefish

IƱupiaq Name: Aanaakłiq
Scientific Name: Coregonus nasus


Taken by Craig George

Humpback Whitefish

IƱupiaq Name: Pikuktuuq
Scientific Name: Coregonus pidschian


Taken by Craig George

Least Cisco

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalusaaq
Scientific Name: Coregonus sardinella


Taken by Craig George


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS

Round Whitefish

IƱupiaq Name: SaviĔuunnaq
Scientific Name: Prosopium cylindraceum

Sheefish or Inconnu

IƱupiaq Name: SiiĔruaq, Sii
Scientific Name: Stenodu leucichthys


Taken by Emma Snyder in Kotzebue

Char

Dolly Varden Char

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalukpik
Scientific Name: Salvelinus malma


Taken by Craig George

Arctic Char

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalukpik, Paikłuk, Aŋayuqaksraq
Scientific Name: Salvelinus alpinus


Taken by Larry Moulton


Taken by DWM Staff near Kaktovik


Taken by DWM staff

Lake Trout

IƱupiaq Name: Iqaluaqpak
Scientific Name: Salvelinus namaychush


Taken by Craig George


Taken by Craig George

Pacific Salmon

Chum or Dog Salmon

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalugruaq, Qalugruaq
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus keta


Taken by DWM staff

Chinook or King Salmon

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalugruaq, Iqalukpak, TaĔyaqpak
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus tshawytscha


Taken by Craig George


Taken by Craig George


Taken by DWM staff

Red or Sockeye Salmon

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus nerka


Taken by DWM staff

Pink or Humpback Salmon

IƱupiaq Name: Amaqtuuq
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus gorbuscha


Taken by Leslie Pierce


Taken by Laird

Other Freshwater Fishes

Arctic Lamprey

IƱupiaq Name: NimiĔiaq
Scientific Name: Lampetra japonica


Taken by Larry Moulton

Arctic Grayling

IƱupiaq Name: Sulukpaugaq
Scientific Name: Thymallus arcticus


Taken by DWM staff

Burbot

IƱupiaq Name: Tittaaliq
Scientific Name: Lota lota


Taken by Craig George


Taken by Josh Bacon at Atqasuk

Longnose Sucker

IƱupiaq Name: Milugiaq
Scientific Name: Catostomus catostomus


Taken by DWM staff (this fish has a spinal deformity)

Northern Pike

IƱupiaq Name: Siulik, Siułik
Scientific Name: Esox lucius


Taken by DWM staff


Taken by Larry Moulton


By Leslie Pierce with Jeremiah Lambrecht

Alaska Blackfish

IƱupiaq Name: IłuuqiƱiq
Scientific Name: Dallia pectoralis


Taken by Larry Moulton

Threespine Stickleback

IƱupiaq Name: Kakiįø·aÄ”naq, Kakiįø·asak, Kakalisauraq
Scientific Name: Gasterosteus aculeatus


Taken by Craig George

Ninespine Stickleback

IƱupiaq Name: Kakalisauraq
Scientific Name: Pungitius pungitius


Taken by Raphaela Stimmelmayr

Slimy Sculpin

IƱupiaq Name: Kanayuq
Scientific Name: Cottus cognatus

Nearshore Marine/Brackish Water Fishes

Rainbow Smelt

IƱupiaq Name: IłhuaÄ”niq
Scientific Name: Osmerus mordax


Taken by DWM staff

Arctic Cod

IƱupiaq Name: Iqalugaq
Scientific Name: Boreogadus saida


Taken by Leslie Pierce


Taken by Craig George

Saffron Cod

IƱupiaq Name: Uugaq
Scientific Name: Eleginus gracilis


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS (juvenile)


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS (adult)

Arctic Flounder

IƱupiaq Name: NataaĔnaq
Scientific Name: Liopsetta glacialis


Taken by Teresa Aiken


Taken by DWM staff

Starry Flounder

IƱupiaq Name: NataaĔnaq
Scientific Name: Platichthys stellatus


Taken by Craig George

Capelin

IƱupiaq Name: Paŋmaksraq, Paŋmagrak, PaŋmaÄ”raq
Scientific Name: Mallotus villosus


Taken by Craig George

Fourhorn Sculpin

IƱupiaq Name: Kanayuq
Scientific Name: Myoxocephalus quadricornis


Taken by Cyd Hanns


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS

Pacific Herring

IƱupiaq Name: Uqsruqtuuq
Scientific Name: Clupea pallasii


Taken by DWM staff

Some Uncommon Marine Fishes

Slender Eelblenny

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Lumpenus fabricii


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS (juvenile)


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS (adult)

Eelpout

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Lycodes spp


Taken by DWM staff


Taken by DWM staff

Bering Wolffish

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Anarhichas orientalis


Taken by DWM staff


Taken by George Divoky


Taken by Craig George. Fish found on beach near Barrow by Masaak Brower

Wolf Eel

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Anarrhichthys occellatus


Taken by ACES/NOAA/NMFS

Snailfish

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Liparis tunicatus, L. megacephalus


Taken by DWM staff


Taken by DWM staff

Leather-Fin Lumpsucker

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Eumicrotremus deerjugini

Pacific Sand Lance

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Ammodytes hexapterus


Taken by DWM staff

Arctic Skate

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Amblyraja hyperborea


Taken by Craig George


Taken by Craig George

Pacific Sleeper Shark

IƱupiaq Name:
Scientific Name: Somniosus pacificus

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Banner photo credit: Arctic Char near Kaktovik by DWM Staff

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