Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)    Synonyms: Gator, Slammer.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Perciformes   >   Family Pomatomidae   >   Genus Pomatomus   

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Jon Corcoran notes that " young Bluefish can run up into freshwater rivers, while the mature fish will stay at sea or the larger, higher salinity bays."

There are 52 records in the project database.

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A Bluefish in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/17/2020). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Bluefish in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/19/2013). Jon Corcoran notes, "These young Bluefish can run up into freshwater rivers, while the mature fish will stay at sea or the larger, higher salinity bays." Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

An 11-pound Bluefish caught in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/18/2017). Courtesy of Fish in OC. Photo by Ayrton Pryor. (MBP list)

Bluefish caught in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/18/2017). Courtesy of Fish in OC. Photo by Dave Hrycyk. (MBP list)

A Bluefish caught in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/12/2012). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/18/2022). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/29/2015). (c) Dave, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dave via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Bluefish in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/27/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/14/2021). (c) baltimorefishing1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by baltimorefishing1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/19/2017). (c) jared satchell, all rights reserved. Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/23/2022). (c) baltimorefishing1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by baltimorefishing1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Bluefish caught in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/6/2016). Photo by Dan Ewing. (MBP list)

A young Bluefish caught in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/12/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bluefish in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/14/2021). (c) baltimorefishing1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by baltimorefishing1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A school of Bluefish feed off Point Lookout, Maryland (8/10/2013). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A juvenile Bluefish at Andelot Farm, Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Bluefish caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/4/2014). Measured 57 mm SL. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Bluefish caught in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Photo by Sue Hamilton. (MBP list)


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