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Common Name Mi'kmaw Name Scientific Name Group/Taxonomy
Acadian redfish Sebastes fasciatus
American eel Kataq (pl.) Anguilla rostrata
American plaice Hippoglossoides platessoides
Atlantic cod Peju (s.) Gadus morhua
Atlantic salmon Plamu Salmo salar
Atlantic sturgeon Komudămoo Acipenser oxyrinchus
Atlantic walrus Moochpāāch Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus
Atlantic whitefish Coregonus huntsmani
Atlantic wolffish Bŏktŭsŭmooā Anarhichas lupus
Blue whale Putup Balaenoptera musculus
Brook floater Sike'saqanaw Alasmidonta varicosa
Cusk Brosme brosme
Deepwater redfish Sebastes mentella
Dwarf wedgemussels Ankadalow Alasmidonta heterodon
Fin whale Putup Balaenoptera physalus
Grey whale Putup Eschrichtius robustus
Harbour porpoise Mujpej Phocoena phocoena
North Atlantic right whale Putup (whale) Eubalaena glacialis
Northern bottlenose whale Putup Hyperoodon ampullatus
Northern wolffish Bŏktŭsŭmooā Anarhichas denticulatus
Rainbow smelt Kaqpesaw (s.) Osmerus mordax
Shortfin mako Siklati Isurus oxyrinchus
Shortnose sturgeon Komkudămoo Acipenser brevirostrum
Smooth skate Kekunaluej Malacoraja senta
Sowerby’s beaked whale Putup Mesoplodon bidens
Spotted wolffish Bŏktŭsŭmooā Anarhichas minor
Striped Bass Ji'kaw Morone saxatilis
White shark Webetumekew' Carcharodon carcharias
Winter skate Kekunaluej Leucoraja ocellata
Yellow lampmussel Sike'saqanaw Lampsilis cariosa