An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Galveston Bay system.
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This checklist includes fishes collected from Galveston Bay, Texas, in the course of regularly scheduled sampling operations by the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries during the years 1961-1964. All other species known to occur in this bay system are also listed. The annotations, although incomplete in many instances, indicate the relative abundance of each species, as well as its distribution with respect to area, season, and salinity. Such information is baed on observations by the author and those recorded in the literature. In all, 162 species represented by 122 genera and 66 families are listed.