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Brook Stickleback

Brook Stickleback Image

Culaea inconstans

Brook Stickleback inhabits ponds and slow-moving parts of creeks with clear, cool water and thick vegetation. Its range includes all watersheds except Delaware, Long Island and Newark Bay. It is rare in the Lower Hudson and Upper Hudson watersheds.

Fish atlas map for Brook Stickleback.