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Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass; Speckled bass; Shiner; Oswego bass; Moonfish; Marigane noire; Grass bass; Crawpie; Crappie; Calico bass; Black crappie)

Synonyms: Cantharus nigromaculatus; Centrarchus hexacanthus; Lepomis nigromaculatus; Pomotis hexacanthus; Pomoxis hexacanthus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) is a freshwater fish found in North America, one of the two crappies. It is very similar to the white crappie in size, shape, and habits, except that it is darker, with a pattern of black spots.
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Attributes

Adult Length [2]  19 inches (49 cm)
Brood Dispersal [2]  In a nest
Brood Egg Substrate [2]  Polyphils
Brood Guarder [2]  Yes
Litter Size [2]  188,000
Maximum Longevity [2]  15 years
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams
Adult Weight [3]  3.298 lbs (1.496 kg)
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Female Maturity [2]  2 years 6 months

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America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Fraser; Great Lakes; Lake Waccamaw; Mexico; Mississippi; Missouri; Nearctic; Neotropical; North America: widely introduced throughout USA that native range is difficult to determine; presumably Atlantic Slope from Virginia to Florida, Gulf Slope west to Texas in the USA, St. Lawrence-Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Man; North America: widely introduced throughout USA that native range is difficult to determine; presumably Atlantic Slope from Virginia to Florida, Gulf Slope west to Texas in the USA, St. Lawrence-Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Manitoba in Canada south to Gulf of Mexico.; Panama; Rio Grande; USA (contiguous states);

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1Myers, 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
2Frimpong, 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.
3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
6del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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