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Noun1.centrarchid - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
crappie - small sunfishes of central United States rivers
freshwater bream, bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
Lepomis gibbosus, pumpkinseed - small brilliantly colored North American sunfish
Ambloplites rupestris, rock sunfish, rock bass - game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes
black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
sunfish - the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
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0 cm) nongame centrarchid that ranges in the former Mississippi Embayment from southern Illinois to the Gulf Coast, including Gulf Slope drainages from Bay St.
Most of the USNM lots are of no particular historical importance, but some have been determined to comprise type material, including a few nominal North American cyprinid, catostomid, and centrarchid species (Gilbert 1998).
Periods of low flow and increased centrarchid abundance likely resulted in the relatively high degree of similarity between tributaries and the Reservoir and a lack of a significant difference between the two treatment groups in analysis of similarities.
Mutton Creek was dominated by centrarchid and catostomid species.
Although surveys of the parasites of centrarchid fishes abound in the literature, relatively few have been conducted in Texas (Sparks 1951; Allison & McGraw 1967; Lawrence & Murphy 1967; McGraw & Allison 1967; Meade & Bedinger 1967, 1972; Underwood 1975; Gruninger et al.
total number of species, number of centrarchid species, number of sensitive species, and % lithophils) responded at sites across the Eastern Corn Belt Plain ecoregion and a portion of the Interior River Lowland ecoregion; however, this was not anticipated to be an observed relationship for reference condition calibration since no single site is expected to represent the highest integrity for all metrics.
Thus, Harmon Creek may provide both nesting and foraging sites for larger-bodied centrarchid species, and probably contributed to the greater abundance of fishes when compared to Wynne Creek.
Mortality of centrarchid fishes in the Potomac drainage: survey results and overview of potential contributing factors.
Centrarchid introductions notwithstanding, we believe this early specimen of southern redbelly dace, along with information to be presented, supports the notion that the species is native to the Arkansas River Basin, Colorado.