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Family: Elassomatidae Pygmy sunfishes



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7 species (see list below)

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North America

 
Elassoma alabamae
[Spring pygmy sunfish]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 3.3 cm TL
Elassoma boehlkei Rohde & Arndt, 1987

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Elassoma boehlkei
[Carolina pygmy sunfish]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Elassoma evergladei Jordan, 1884

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Elassoma evergladei
[Everglades pygmy sunfish]

Photo by Wieser, E.

North America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Elassoma gilberti Snelson, Krabbenhoft & Quattro, 2009

Photo by Wieser, E.
 
Elassoma gilberti
[Pygmy sunfish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Elassoma okatie
[Bluebarred pygmy sunfish]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

North America
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Elassoma okefenokee Böhlke, 1956

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Elassoma okefenokee
[Okefenokee pygmy sunfish]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Elassoma zonatum Jordan, 1877

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Elassoma zonatum
[Banded pygmy sunfish]
7 Species of Family Elassomatidae
(Pygmy sunfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1993 Elassoma alabamae Spring pygmy sunfish North America
1987 Elassoma boehlkei Carolina pygmy sunfish North America 3.3 TL
1884 Elassoma evergladei Everglades pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL
2009 Elassoma gilberti Pygmy sunfish North America 2.5 SL
1987 Elassoma okatie Bluebarred pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL
1956 Elassoma okefenokee Okefenokee pygmy sunfish North America 3.4 TL
1877 Elassoma zonatum Banded pygmy sunfish North America 4.7 TL



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