Lepomis macrochirus


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Noun1.Lepomis macrochirus - important edible sunfish of eastern and central United StatesLepomis macrochirus - important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
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
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DR, Danio rerio (zebrafish); LM, Lepomis macrochirus (bluegill); OM, Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout); PP, Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow).
In different species, such brown trout Salmo trutta Linnaeus 1758, mountain whitefish Proposium williamsoni (Girard, 1856), white crappie Pomoxis annularis (Rafinesque, 1818), channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818), spotted bass Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819), bluegill Lepomis macrochirus (Rafinesque, 1819), black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Lesueur, 1829) and white bass Morone chrysops (Rafinesque, 1820), measurement of the stomach content has been achieved by gauging stomach volume (Kimball & Helm, 1971; Gosch et al., 2009), which can also prove an effective strategy.
Optimal foraging and size selection of prey by the bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus).
The CL50 values were determined for the fish Lepomis macrochirus (2460 (1609-3880) [micro]g [L.sup.-1]) and Oncorhynchus mykiss (1801 (1500-2200) [micro]g [L.sup.-1]) (USEPA, 2013).
promelas), Creek Chub (Semotilus atromaculatus), White Sucker (Catostomus commersonii), Black Bullhead, Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis), Blackstripe Topminnow (Fundulus notatus), Tadpole Madtom (Noturus gyrinus), Green Sunfish, Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus), and Longear Sunfish (L.
The bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus, belonging to the Centrarchidae family, has become economically important as a sport and a food fish (Janssen, 1974; Morris and Mischke, 2003).
Fish communities in both impoundments were typical of other TWRA "Family Fishing Lakes", which are stocked with largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede)), bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus (Rafinesque)), redear sunfish (L.