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Synonyms for centrarchid

small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies

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A checklist to the common cyprinid and centrarchid fishes of the Bull and Upatoi creeks watershed of Georgia with a brief glimpse of correlative urban influences and land use.
By mapping these measurements onto the centrarchid family tree, together with data on what each fish eats, the researchers were able to reconstruct how diet and head shape have changed over time.
Black-spot caused by Uvulifer ambloplitis (Trematoda) among juvenile centrarchids in the Piedmont area North Carolina.
Phylogenetic interpretation of ontogenetic change: sorting out the actual and artefactual in an empirical case study of centrarchid fishes, Zool, J.
For instance, because we found centrarchid otoliths in each sample containing Asian carp otoliths, our scat analysis does not suggest that Asian carp have supplanted other commonly identified prey in otter diets.
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.
Niche Partitioning in Centrarchid Sunfish in a Middle Tennessee Stream.
This species is a centrarchid native to Canada and United States and was introduced in the city of Ouro Preto in the 60s to serve both as prey ('foragefish') to Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede 1802) and improve sport fishing in the region (Magalhaes & Ratton 2005).
We focused on longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis), the most abundant species of centrarchid in the Pearl River (Gunning and Suttkus 1990).
Observations of predation on small bluegill in a Minnesota centrarchid lake.
However, they also observed the addition of centrarchid species and the reduction of cyprinid species over time in active beaver ponds, particularly in ponds close to downstream colonization sources.
Seven centrarchid species, all nonnative, composed 1% of the catch.
The Redspottted Sunfish (Lepomis miniatus) is a moderate-sized (<170 mm SL) centrarchid that occurs in clear, low gradient, well-vegetated streams and backwater lakes from the Illinois River basin, Illinois, south through the Mississippi River Valley (e.
Metrics 1970 1972 1976 1987 2002 Total number of species 3 (1) 3 (1) 9 (3) 4 (1) 7 (1) Number benthic species 1 (1) 1 (1) 3 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) Number centrarchid species 2 (1) 2 (11) 4 (3) 2 (1) 4 (3) Percent tolerant individuals 0 (5) 0 (5) 4.
In this study, three species of Centrarchid sunfishes were observed and studied to further learn more about their respective niche in a portion of the Little Harpeth River in Davidson Country, Tennessee.