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crappie:

see sunfishsunfish,
common name for members of the family Centrachidae, comprising numerous species of spiny-finned, freshwater fishes with deep, laterally flattened bodies found in temperate North America.
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Evaluation of a 23-cm minimum length limit for black and white crappies in a small South Dakota impoundment.
White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.
They are better fighters than white crappie and prefer the clearer, cooler waters found in the northern lakes of North America.
Coloration can vary in all fish species, but white crappie tend to be pale silver and oftentimes have vertical barring along the sides.
Largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie (Pomoxis annularis), green sunfish and northern studfish (Fundulus catenatus) were collected by electrofishing lakes and streams containing few or no mussels to minimize current or prior glochidial infestations.
Crappie can grow to fairly large sizes in New York, with the state records being 3 pounds, 13 ounces for the white crappie, and 3 pounds, 12 ounces for the black crappie.
Recently, starch-gel electrophoresis has been used to examine the occurrence of natural hybridization between black crappie and white crappie in the southeastern United States.
The general creel limit for white crappie and black crappie combined remains unchanged at 25 fish per day with a minimum size requirement of six inches long.
Surveys asked anglers to identify their skill level (amateur, average, highly skilled), report the number of days fished each year, and rate their self-confidence in identifying bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass, white perch, hybrid striped bass, blue catfish, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, and sauger.
An evaluation of winter habitats used by bluegifl, black crappie and white crappie in Pools 11-14 of the Upper Mississippi River.