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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Centrarchiformes
Family: Centrarchidae Sunfishes

Genus: Enneacanthus

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

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



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

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



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

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Enneacanthus obesus
[Banded sunfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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