Centrarchidae


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Centrarchidae

[‚sen′trär·kə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of fishes in the order Perciformes, including the fresh-water or black basses and several sunfishes.
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Centrarchidae with seven species was the most collected family followed by the Fundulidae with three species and the Elassomatidae with two species.
As in the present account, many previously reported cases of predation on horsehair worms involved fishes of the families Centrarchidae and Salmonidae (Cochran et al.
New geographic records are documented for 16 taxa of fishes within nine families (Anguillidae, Atherinopsidae, Catostomidae, Centrarchidae, Cyprinidae, Fundulidae, Hiodontidae, Icturalidae, Percidae) from 20 counties of the southern portion of Arkansas.
The other fishes, all of the family centrarchidae (common name "sunfishes") were processed individually.
Representatives of Cyprinidae, Centrarchidae and Percidae accounted for the majority of diversity with 16, 12 and 8 species, respectively.
Topminnows Fundulus notatus, 1 (3-1976) Blackstripe topminnow Poeciliidae, livebearers Gambusia affinis, 1 (3-1976) Eastern mosquitofish Centrarchidae, sunfish & black bass Lepomis cyanellus, 28 (1-1976); 9 (3-1976); Green sunfish 10 (5-1976) L.
Most abundant families were Cyprinidae (78%), Centrarchidae (10%), and Poeciliidae (8%).
Despite the problems, we noted a beaver and some tolerant species of family Centrarchidae still inhabiting the creek.
383 429 201 Syngnathidae Syngnathus floridae 0 1 0 Syngnathus louisianae 0 0 0 Syngnathus scovelli 2 1 2 Serranidae Diplectrum bivittatum 0 0 0 Centrarchidae Enneacanthus gloriosus 0 0 2 Elassoma zonatum 0 0 0 Lepomis gulosus 0 1 1 Lepomis macrochirus 0 0 0 Lepomis marginatus 0 0 0 Lepomis microlophus 0 0 0 Lepomis punctatus 1 0 0 Micropterus salmoides 0 0 3 Carangidae Chloroscombrus chrysurus 0 0 0 Oligoplites saurus 0 0 0 Trachinotus falcatus 0 0 0 Lutjanidae Lutjanus griseus 0 0 0 Gerreidae Eucinostomus gula 1 0 0 Eucinostomus harengulus 0 25 5 Eucinostomus spp.
Between March, 2001 and August, 2002, 56 fishes representing nine species from the family Centrarchidae were collected from three backwater habitats in Hardin County, Texas, U.