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Family: Centrarchidae Sunfishes



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38 species (see list below)

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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]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
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]
38 Species of Family Centrarchidae
(Sunfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1855 Acantharchus pomotis Mud sunfish North America 21 TL
1936 Ambloplites ariommus Shadow bass North America 30.5 TL
1868 Ambloplites cavifrons Roanoke bass North America 36 TL
1977 Ambloplites constellatus Ozark bass North America 27.9 TL
1817 Ambloplites rupestris Rock bass North America 43 TL
1854 Archoplites interruptus Sacramento perch North America 73 TL
1801 Centrarchus macropterus Flier North America 29.2 TL
1855 Enneacanthus chaetodon Blackbanded sunfish North America 10 TL
1855 Enneacanthus gloriosus Bluespotted sunfish North America 9.5 TL
1854 Enneacanthus obesus Banded sunfish North America 9.5 TL
1758 Lepomis auritus Redbreast sunfish North America 30.5 TL
1819 Lepomis cyanellus Green sunfish North America 31 TL
1758 Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed North America 40 TL
1829 Lepomis gulosus Warmouth North America 31 TL
1858 Lepomis humilis Orangespotted sunfish North America 15 TL
1819 Lepomis macrochirus Bluegill North America 41 TL
1855 Lepomis marginatus Dollar sunfish North America 12 TL
1820 Lepomis megalotis Longear sunfish North America 24 TL
1859 Lepomis microlophus Redear sunfish North America 43.2 TL
1877 Lepomis miniatus Redspotted sunfish North America 16 SL
1870 Lepomis peltastes Northern sunfish North America 13 TL
1831 Lepomis punctatus Spotted sunfish North America 20 TL
1883 Lepomis symmetricus Bantam sunfish North America 9 TL
2013 Micropterus cahabae North America 36 SL
1999 Micropterus cataractae Shoal bass North America 61 TL
2013 Micropterus chattahoochae North America 3.7 SL
1940 Micropterus coosae Redeye bass North America 47 TL
1802 Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth bass North America 69 TL
1822 Micropterus floridanus North America
1940 Micropterus henshalli Alabama bass North America 61 TL
1949 Micropterus notius Suwannee bass North America 40 TL
1819 Micropterus punctulatus Spotted bass North America 63.5 TL
1802 Micropterus salmoides Largemouth black bass North America 97 TL
2013 Micropterus tallapoosae North America 40.6 SL
1874 Micropterus treculii Guadalupe bass North America 46.4 TL
2013 Micropterus warriorensis North America 36 SL
1818 Pomoxis annularis White crappie North America 53 TL
1829 Pomoxis nigromaculatus Black crappie North America 49 TL



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