Definition of Spotted sunfish
1. Noun. Inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish.
Generic synonyms: Bream, Freshwater Bream
Group relationships: Genus Lepomis, Lepomis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Sunfish
Literary usage of Spotted sunfish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1883)
"Blue-spotted Sunfish. A pretty, small Sunfish, of little value except in the aquarium, ... Common Sunfish. Common; P. vulgaris. Common spotted sunfish. ..."
2. A Naturalist's Rambles about Home by Charles Conrad Abbott (1884)
"I find in the hand-book that there are two of these spotted sunfish allotted ... If there are two species of these small spotted sunfish, then one is that ..."
3. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"In Lake Maxinkuckee it is more common than the blue-spotted sunfish, but it is not by any means abundant, only a few examples having been obtained by us. ..."
4. Reports to the General Assembly of Illinois by Illinois, Illinois General Assembly (1889)
"RED-spotted sunfish (Lepomis humilis, Gir.). This handsome little fish was quite common in ... RED-EYE, BLUE spotted sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus, Raf.). ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The long-eared sunfish (L. auritus) is distinguishable at once by the long appendage of the gill cover. The spotted sunfish ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The long-eared sunfish (L. auritus) is distinguishable at once by the long appendage of the gill cover. The spotted sunfish (Enneacanthus ..."
7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Enneacanthus gloriosus (Holbrook). BLUE-spotted sunfish. — Delaware River at League Island (Professor Wm. M. Gabb), and Holmesburg, Philadelphia Co.; ..."