Lepomis microlophus
Lepomis microlophus
(Redear Sunfish)
Native Transplant

20 results for Lepomis microlophus (Redear Sunfish)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
270680 IL Illinois River (upper)1986 07120005 Upper Illinoisestablished
242462 IL Lake Michigan1979 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
1401849 IL Little Wabash drainage1979 05120114 Little Wabashestablished
1401816 IL Lower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua (HUC8) non-specific1979 07130003 Lower Illinois-Lake Chautauquaestablished
33661 IL northern part of the state (native to southern part of state)1979 Upper Mississippiestablished
1401833 IL Spoon (HUC8) non-specific1979 07130005 Spoonestablished
1401846 IL Upper Kaskaskia (HUC8) non-specific1979 07140201 Upper Kaskaskiaestablished
1401845 IL Upper Sangamon (HUC8) non-specific1979 07130006 Upper Sangamonestablished
1401817 IL  1979 07130011 Lower Illinoisestablished
746538 ILChampaignSangamon River dst St. Rt. 472007 07130006 Upper Sangamonestablished
746536 ILChristianSouth Fork Sangamon River, South Fork Sangamon RIver @ R.M. 52 one mile west of Taylorville Illinois2008 07130007 South Fork Sangamonestablished
270679 ILClintonKaskaskia River, near Covington1986 07140202 Middle Kaskaskiaestablished
1677104 ILCook[No locality description provided]2021 07120003 Chicago 
1405852 ILKankakeeKankakee River, River Isle F-152010 07120001 Kankakeeestablished
746539 ILKnoxSpoon River east of Maquon Illinois2008 07130005 Spoonestablished
270678 ILLawrenceEmbarras River1986 05120112 Embarrascollected
270681 ILMasonSangamon River1986 07130008 Lower Sangamonestablished
746475 ILStephensonPecatonica River SE of Winslow Illinois2007 07090003 Pecatonicaestablished
746477 ILWillDuPage River2007 07120004 Des Plainesestablished
746476 ILWillDuPage River ds Jolet Aux Sable STP2007 07120004 Des Plainesestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/25/2024].

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