Specimen Information

Lepomis auritus
Lepomis auritus
(Redbreast Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID278829
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesauritus
Common NameRedbreast Sunfish
StateTN
CountyMonroe
LocalityLittle Tennessee River below Chilhowee Dam (prior to Tellico Dam)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Little Tennessee
HUC8 Number06010204
HUC10 NameUpper Tellico Lake
HUC10 Number0601020404
HUC12 NameLittle Toqua Creek-Tellico Lake
HUC12 Number060102040406
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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