Specimen Information

Lepomis microlophus
Lepomis microlophus
(Redear Sunfish)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33858
GroupFishes
GenusLepomis
Speciesmicrolophus
Common NameRedear Sunfish
StateIN
Localitynorthern Indiana
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38
Author:Nelson, J.S., and S.D. Gerking.
Date:1968
Title:Annotated Key to the Fishes of Indiana. Project Number 342-303-815.
Publisher:Department of Zoology, Indiana State University Bloomington, IN Indiana Aquatic Research Unit.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:46
Author:Jordan, D.S.
Date:1890
Title:Report of explorations made during the summer and autumn of 1888, in the Allegheny region of Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and in western Indiana, with and account of the fishes found in each of the river basins of those regions.
Journal:Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission
Volume:8
Pages:97-173
CommentsPerhaps only native in the southern part of the state where it was recorded by Jordan (1890).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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