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Atlantic Tomcod

Atlantic Tomcod
artwork by Howard Friedman

Microgadus tomcod

Atlantic Tomcod is an estuarine species with the primary sustained population in NY in the Lower Hudson. Although mostly a brackish water fish some individuals have been taken farther upstream in the Hudson, at least historically. In the marine waters of Long Island it appears to have substantially declined or almost disappeared

Fish atlas map for Atlantic Tomcod.