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Lepomis marginatus (Dollar sunfish)

Synonyms: Pomotis marginatus
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Wikipedia Abstract

Introduction The dollar sunfish (Lepomis marginatus), is one of the many freshwater species of sunfish found in Tennessee. It is categorized as a warm water pan-fish. Early settlers said that this species of sunfish resembled a European species they called bream. Scattered records occur in the Tennessee river drainage. There have been a few records of the dollar sunfish in the Mississippi river drainage.
View Wikipedia Record: Lepomis marginatus

Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  2 years
Adult Length [1]  4.7 inches (12 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In a nest
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Polyphils
Brood Guarder [1]  Yes
Diet [2]  Planktivore, Detritivore, Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  600
Maximum Longevity [1]  6 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve National Park II 616880 Texas, United States
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge VI 28351 Louisiana, United States
Little River National Wildlife Refuge   Oklahoma, United States
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge IV 38256 Florida, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Eocollis arcanus[3]
Onchocleidus acer <Unverified Name>[3]
Onchocleidus ferox[3]
Onchocleidus furcatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Onchocleidus variabilis <Unverified Name>[3]
Pomphorhynchus lucyi[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Cameron Park Zoo
Chicago Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Range Map

America, North - Inland waters; Nearctic; North America: Tar River in North Carolina to Brazos River in Texas in the USA; Former Mississippi Embayment in the USA from western Kentucky and eastern Arkansas south to Gulf of Mexico.; USA (contiguous states);

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Range map provided by NatureServe. 2010. Digital Distribution Maps of the Freshwater Fishes in the Conterminous United States. Version 3.0. Arlington, VA. U.S.A.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011