Silversides

Silversides

The Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) ranges from the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida. Silversides are usually found near the shore and in brackish ponds and estuaries along the coast of Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic silverside is a small fish that...
Smelts

Smelts

Populations of the American or rainbow smelt are widely distributed throughout eastern and western North America. They can travel between freshwater and the marine environment, but spawn in freshwater. The American smelt (Osmerus mordax) is a slender, silver fish,...
Mackerel

Mackerel

The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a small, migratory fish which is found in the western Atlantic ranging from Newfoundland and Labrador to North Carolina. Atlantic mackerel frequent Prince Edward Island waters from June to October. Although Atlantic mackerel...
Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin tuna occur in the subtropical and temperate waters of the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as well as the Mediterranean and the Black Seas. In the Atlantic, they are found from Labrador and Newfoundland in the northwest through the Gulf of Mexico and the...
Eel

Eel

American eels (Anguilla rostrata) are migratory species that travel long distances. Its native Canadian range includes all fresh water, estuaries and coastal marine waters that are accessible to the Atlantic Ocean. They are one of the few species that breed in salt...

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