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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Cyprinids generally were more abundant in the mainstem and Cypress Creek, systems with more persistent flows, whereas centrarchids and poeciliids generally were more abundant in Little Blanco River, a stream with intermittent flows near its confluence with the Blanco River mainstem.
Drought-induced lowering of the water-level of the New Concord Reservoir in eastern Muskingum County, Ohio, during the summers of 1994 and 1999 resulted in the stranding and eventual demise of large numbers of aquatic gastropods which became trapped in nearshore, lake-floor depressions excavated by nesting centrarchid fishes.
Many of these streams were channelized or affected by impoundments and were dominated mostly by cyprinid and centrarchid species.
The existence of so many indirect life cycle species indicates that food web interactions are important in structuring parasite communities of centrarchid fishes from these locations.
Scoring criteria and rating (points) Metric Location Poor (1) Native species (Total) All -10 Centrarchid species All [less than or equal to] 2 Round-bodied sucker All -2 Sensitive species All [less than or equal to] 3 % Tolerant All <71.
Species richness and Centrarchid abundance in littoral habitats of three southern U.
Evaluation of injectable fluorescent tags for marking centrarchid fishes: retention rate and effects on vulnerability to predation.
To find out, the researchers examined museum specimens representing 29 species of centrarchid fishes.
Phylogenetic interpretation of ontogenetic change: sorting out the actual and artifactual in an empirical case study of centrarchid fishes.
The black-spot (Uvulifer ambloplitis; Trematoda: Strigeoidea) of Centrarchid fishes.
The presence of the white sucker and centrarchid indicate the presence of a permanent body of water with enough available oxygen to support these particular fishes.
Niche Partitioning in Centrarchid Sunfish in a Middle Tennessee Stream.