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n. pl. war·mouths (-mouthz′, -mouths′) or warmouth
A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis gulosus) of the eastern United States, having a brownish mottled body, a large mouth, and minute teeth on the tongue.

[Origin unknown.]
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(Animals) a freshwater sunfish of the genus Chænobryttus
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The fish community was dominated by the following 11 species: Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum), goldfish (Carassius auratus), common carp (Cyprinus carpio), black bullhead (Ameiurus melas), western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis), green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus), warmouth (Lepomis gulosus), bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), largemouth bass (Mieropterus salmoides), white crappie (Pomoxis annularis), and black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus).
pearsei Lepomis gulosus Intestine Venard, 1941 Allocorrigia Procambarus Antennal Glands Turner, 2006 filiformis clarkii Alloglossidium Ictalurus Intestine Bangham & corti punctatus Venard, 1942 A.
383 429 201 Syngnathidae Syngnathus floridae 0 1 0 Syngnathus louisianae 0 0 0 Syngnathus scovelli 2 1 2 Serranidae Diplectrum bivittatum 0 0 0 Centrarchidae Enneacanthus gloriosus 0 0 2 Elassoma zonatum 0 0 0 Lepomis gulosus 0 1 1 Lepomis macrochirus 0 0 0 Lepomis marginatus 0 0 0 Lepomis microlophus 0 0 0 Lepomis punctatus 1 0 0 Micropterus salmoides 0 0 3 Carangidae Chloroscombrus chrysurus 0 0 0 Oligoplites saurus 0 0 0 Trachinotus falcatus 0 0 0 Lutjanidae Lutjanus griseus 0 0 0 Gerreidae Eucinostomus gula 1 0 0 Eucinostomus harengulus 0 25 5 Eucinostomus spp.
We captured 14 species of fish over the course of the study: bluehead chub (Cyprinidae: Nocomis leptocephalus), creek chub (Cyprinidae: Semotilus atromaculatus), rosyside dace (Cyprinidae: Clinostomus funduloides), redbreast sunfish (Centrarchidae: Lepomis auritus), yellow bullhead (Ictaluridae: Ameiurus natalis), American eel (Anguillidae: Anguilla rostrata), swallowtail shiner (Cyprinidae: Notropis procne), white shiner (Cyprinidae: Notropis albeolus), margined madtom (Ictaluridae: Noturus insignis), green sunfish (Centrarchidae: Lepomis cyanellus), bluegill sunfish (Centrarchidae: Lepomis macrochirus), mosquitofish (Poeciliidae: Gambusia affinis), warmouth sunfish (Centrarchidae: Lepomis gulosus), and a darter (Percidae: Percina spp.) (Menhinick 1991).
The warmouth sunfish Lepomis gulosus, a member of the endemic freshwater North American family Centrarchidae was studied as a representative generalized percomorph species.
Lepomis gulosus (= Chaenobryttus gulosus; Chaenobryttus viridis)--No voucher specimens found.
Species with the strongest negative associations with CA I include Lepomis microlophus, Micropterus salmoides, Cyprinus carpio, Cyprinella lutrensis, and Lepomis gulosus. Along the habitat gradients expressed by CA I and CA II, P.
The past species were as follows: Ichthyomyzon castaneus , Ichthyomyzonsp., Notropis texanus, Minytremamelanops, Moxostoma macrolepidotum, Moxostoma valenciennesi , Fundulus diaphanus, Fundulus dispar, Fundulus notatus, Morone chrysops, and Lepomis gulosus. The present species were: Dorosomacepedianum , Carassius auratus , Ictalurus punctatus, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Labidesthes sicculus, Morone americana, and Aplodinotus grunniens.
A total of 56 fish representing nine species and three genera were collected, including: 23 Lepomis macrochirus (bluegill sunfish), 16 Lepomis megalotis (longear sunfish), five Lepomis gulosus (warmouth sunfish), two Lepomis punctatus (spotted sunfish), one Lepomis marginatus (dollar sunfish), three Pomoxis annularus (white crappie), one Pomoxis nigromaculatus (black crappie), one Micropterus salmoides (largemouth bass), and one Micropterus punctulatus (spotted bass).
Longear Sunfish (Lepomis megalotis) (31.7%), Spotted Sucker (Minytrema melanops) (26.2%), and Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) (12.4%) were the most numerically dominant species.
Lepomis gulosus.--The warmmouth is abundant in the eastern United States.
Lepomis gulosus. -- The warmmouth is abundant in the eastern United States.