SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=302) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Lepomis') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrarchidae Sunfishes

Genus: Lepomis

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Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Lepomis auritus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Lepomis auritus
[Redbreast sunfish]

Photo by Divino, J.N.

North America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Lepomis cyanellus Rafinesque, 1819

Photo by Divino, J.N.
 
Lepomis cyanellus
[Green sunfish]

Photo by Kohout, J.

North America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Lepomis gibbosus
[Pumpkinseed]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Lepomis gulosus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Lepomis gulosus
[Warmouth]

Photo by Divino, J.N.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepomis humilis (Girard, 1858)

Photo by Divino, J.N.
 
Lepomis humilis
[Orangespotted sunfish]

Photo by Lovshin, L.

North America
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque, 1819

Photo by Lovshin, L.
 
Lepomis macrochirus
[Bluegill]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Lepomis marginatus (Holbrook, 1855)

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Lepomis marginatus
[Dollar sunfish]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Lepomis megalotis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Lepomis megalotis
[Longear sunfish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 43.2 cm TL
Lepomis microlophus (Günther, 1859)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lepomis microlophus
[Redear sunfish]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Lepomis miniatus (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Lepomis miniatus
[Redspotted sunfish]

Photo by Eakins, R.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Lepomis peltastes Cope, 1870

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Lepomis peltastes
[Northern sunfish]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lepomis punctatus (Valenciennes, 1831)

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Lepomis punctatus
[Spotted sunfish]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lepomis symmetricus Forbes, 1883

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Lepomis symmetricus
[Bantam sunfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepomis auritus Redbreast sunfish North America 30.5 TL 1758
Lepomis cyanellus Green sunfish North America 31 TL 1819
Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed North America 40 TL 1758
Lepomis gulosus Warmouth North America 31 TL 1829
Lepomis humilis Orangespotted sunfish North America 15 TL 1858
Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill North America 41 TL 1819
Lepomis marginatus Dollar sunfish North America 12 TL 1855
Lepomis megalotis Longear sunfish North America 24 TL 1820
Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish North America 43.2 TL 1859
Lepomis miniatus Redspotted sunfish North America 16 SL 1877
Lepomis peltastes Northern sunfish North America 13 TL 1870
Lepomis punctatus Spotted sunfish North America 20 TL 1831
Lepomis symmetricus Bantam sunfish North America 9 TL 1883



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