Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)Synonyms: Gator,  Slammer.

Where to find:

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 31 records in the project database.

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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)

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)

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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