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Noun1.Centrarchidae - sunfish family
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
Ambloplites, genus Ambloplites - a genus of Centrarchidae
freshwater bass - North American food and game fish
genus Micropterus, Micropterus - American freshwater black basses
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RESULTS--We collected 3,868 fishes representing five orders (Cypriniformes, Cyprinodontiformes, Characiformes, Perciformes, and Siluriformes), seven families (Cyprinidae, Goodeidae, Poeciliidae, Characidae, Centrarchidae, Cichlid, and Ictaluridae), and 12 species (Table 1).
15]N levels among seven fish taxa representing Cyprinidae, Centrarchidae, Percidae, Ictaluridae, and Clupeidae families.
The largemouth bass is in a large North American family, Centrarchidae, with 31 species that includes all the sunfishes (freshwater pan-fish), such as bluegill, redears (shellcrackers) and spotted sunfish (stumpknockers).
9 Centrarchidae rock bass Ambloplites rupestris 19 54.
The family Centrarchidae was the dominant group encountered during the survey, with 10 species collected.
Key Words: Gordius difficilis, Gordius robustus, Phylum Nematomorpha, Lepomis megalotis, Salmo trutta, Centrarchidae, Salmonidae, Minnesota, Missouri
Family Species Common name ATHERINOPSIDAE Atherinops affinis Topsmelt BOTHIDAE Paralichthys californicus California halibut CENTRARCHIDAE Lepomis cyanellus Green sunfish Micropterus sp.
Use of Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque nests by spawning Notemigonus crysoleucas (Mitchill) (Pisces: Centrarchidae and Cyprinidae).
The monophyly of Lepomis was well supported in each analysis and is in agreement with recent phylogenetic studies of the Centrarchidae genera (Near et al.
Family and Species Common name Anguillidae Anguilla rostrata American eel Atherinidae Menidia beryllina inland sliverside Catostomidae Erimyzon oblongus [C] creek chubsucker Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoides smallmouth bass Lepomisgihhosus pumpkinseed Lepomis macrochirus bluegill Clupeidea Alosa alewife spawning pseudoharegus (A,C) Alosa aestiualis (A,C) blueback herring spawning Alosa sapidissima (A,C) juvenile American shadspawning Dorosoma cepedianurn gizzard shad Cyprinidae Hybognathus regius eastern silvery Notemigonus crysoleucas golden shiner Ictaluridae Ictalurus furcatus (C) blue catfish Ictalurus punctatus channel catfish Ameirus nebulosas brown bullhead Ameirus catus white catfish Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus osseus longnose gar Moronidae Morone saratili.