Specimen Information

Lepomis auritus
Lepomis auritus
(Redbreast Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID278826
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesauritus
Common NameRedbreast Sunfish
StateTN
CountyLoudon
LocalityTennessee River (R.M. 602.4) at Fort Loudon Lock and Dam near Lenoir City, TN
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number06010201
HUC10 NameSinking Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0601020102
HUC12 NameOutlet Fort Louden Lake
HUC12 Number060102010211
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15587
Author:Fitz, R.B.
Date:1966
Title:Distribution records of the pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) and redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in Tennessee.
Journal:Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science
Volume:41
Pages:98
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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