Fish Identification Guides

Learn about the diversity and amazingness of BC’s freshwater fishes. Great for educators, anglers, and naturalists.


1. Guide to the Freshwater fishes of British Columbia (Taylor and Tan). A richly illustrated waterproof, tearproof foldable guide to 90 species of fish found in lakes and streams of BC with notes on distribution, biology, and conservation. Available at the Museum Shop or here. All proceeds go to support the BBM!

2. Fish Sorter iPhone and Android app. Almost 200 clear images help you identify BC’s fresh water fishes. Developed with Patrick Martone, originator of the popular Seaweed Sorter. Updated regularly (updates are free). Available at the Apple App Store or Google Play.