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.
Use of Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque nests by spawning Notemigonus crysoleucas (Mitchill) (Pisces: Centrarchidae and Cyprinidae).
The monophyly of Lepomis was well supported in each analysis and is in agreement with recent phylogenetic studies of the Centrarchidae genera (Near et al.
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.
Representatives of Cyprinidae, Centrarchidae and Percidae accounted for the majority of diversity with 16, 12 and 8 species, respectively.
The major taxonomic pattern was that members of two closely related families, Percidae and Centrarchidae, had high P content.
The well-developed pharyngeal jaws in largemouth bass and other members of the family Centrarchidae were described by Lauder (1983), who observed that food processing in the pharyngeal cavity of centrarchids is especially pronounced in species such as Lepomis microlophus and L.
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.
The warmouth sunfish Lepomis gulosus, a member of the endemic freshwater North American family Centrarchidae was studied as a representative generalized percomorph species.