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) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Centrarchidae Sunfishes



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Photo by Seelig, C.

North America
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Acantharchus pomotis (Baird, 1855)

Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Acantharchus pomotis
[Mud sunfish]

Photo by Pflieger, W.L.

North America
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Ambloplites ariommus Viosca, 1936

Photo by Pflieger, W.L.
 
Ambloplites ariommus
[Shadow bass]

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

North America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Ambloplites cavifrons Cope, 1868

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Ambloplites cavifrons
[Roanoke bass]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 27.9 cm TL
Ambloplites constellatus Cashner & Suttkus, 1977

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ambloplites constellatus
[Ozark bass]

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

North America
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Ambloplites rupestris (Rafinesque, 1817)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Ambloplites rupestris
[Rock bass]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Archoplites interruptus (Girard, 1854)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Archoplites interruptus
[Sacramento perch]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 29.2 cm TL
Centrarchus macropterus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Centrarchus macropterus
[Flier]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Enneacanthus chaetodon (Baird, 1855)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Enneacanthus chaetodon
[Blackbanded sunfish]

Photo by Seelig, C.

North America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Enneacanthus gloriosus (Holbrook, 1855)

Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Enneacanthus gloriosus
[Bluespotted sunfish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Enneacanthus obesus (Girard, 1854)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Enneacanthus obesus
[Banded sunfish]

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]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Micropterus cahabae
[]

Photo by Casten, L.

North America
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Micropterus cataractae Williams & Burgess, 1999

Photo by Casten, L.
 
Micropterus cataractae
[Shoal bass]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Micropterus chattahoochae
[]

Photo by Awai, M.

North America
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Micropterus coosae Hubbs & Bailey, 1940

Photo by Awai, M.
 
Micropterus coosae
[Redeye bass]

Photo by Steinhart, G.B.

North America
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Micropterus dolomieu Lacepède, 1802

Photo by Steinhart, G.B.
 
Micropterus dolomieu
[Smallmouth bass]
No picture found
North America

 
Micropterus floridanus
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 61 cm TL

 
Micropterus henshalli
[Alabama bass]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Micropterus notius Bailey & Hubbs, 1949

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Micropterus notius
[Suwannee bass]

Photo by Lovshin, L.

North America
Max. Length 63.5 cm TL
Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819)

Photo by Lovshin, L.
 
Micropterus punctulatus
[Spotted bass]

Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 97 cm TL
Micropterus salmoides (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Micropterus salmoides
[Largemouth black bass]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 40.6 cm SL

 
Micropterus tallapoosae
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 46.4 cm TL
Micropterus treculii (Vaillant & Bocourt, 1874)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Micropterus treculii
[Guadalupe bass]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Micropterus warriorensis
[]

Photo by Lovshin, L.

North America
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Pomoxis annularis Rafinesque, 1818

Photo by Lovshin, L.
 
Pomoxis annularis
[White crappie]

Photo by Lovshin, L.

North America
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Lesueur, 1829)

Photo by Lovshin, L.
 
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
[Black crappie]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acantharchus pomotis Mud sunfish North America 21 TL 1855
Ambloplites ariommus Shadow bass North America 30.5 TL 1936
Ambloplites cavifrons Roanoke bass North America 36 TL 1868
Ambloplites constellatus Ozark bass North America 27.9 TL 1977
Ambloplites rupestris Rock bass North America 43 TL 1817
Archoplites interruptus Sacramento perch North America 73 TL 1854
Centrarchus macropterus Flier North America 29.2 TL 1801
Enneacanthus chaetodon Blackbanded sunfish North America 10 TL 1855
Enneacanthus gloriosus Bluespotted sunfish North America 9.5 TL 1855
Enneacanthus obesus Banded sunfish North America 9.5 TL 1854
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
Micropterus cahabae North America 36 SL 2013
Micropterus cataractae Shoal bass North America 61 TL 1999
Micropterus chattahoochae North America 3.7 SL 2013
Micropterus coosae Redeye bass North America 47 TL 1940
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth bass North America 69 TL 1802
Micropterus floridanus North America 1822
Micropterus henshalli Alabama bass North America 61 TL 1940
Micropterus notius Suwannee bass North America 40 TL 1949
Micropterus punctulatus Spotted bass North America 63.5 TL 1819
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth black bass North America 97 TL 1802
Micropterus tallapoosae North America 40.6 SL 2013
Micropterus treculii Guadalupe bass North America 46.4 TL 1874
Micropterus warriorensis North America 36 SL 2013
Pomoxis annularis White crappie North America 53 TL 1818
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie North America 49 TL 1829



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