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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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Black crappie fisheries are harvest-oriented (Miranda, 1999; Boxrucker, 2002).
Orangespotted sunfish and age-0 carp, black crappie, yellow perch, and bluegill were sampled on Jul.
In contrast, black crappie tend to be darker and greener with scattered black specks.
13) examined the use of dorsal fin spines and scales of black crappie as nonlethal alternatives to otoliths and found that dorsal fin spines resulted in higher among reader precision and reader agreements when compared to scales.
THE BLACK CRAPPIE is a sunfish, related to the white crappie.
punctulatus, 2(5-1976) Spotted bass Pomoxis nigromaculatus, 11(3-1976); 56(5-1976) Black crappie IDNR Scientific name 1983-1987 Esocidae, pickerel & pikes Esox americanus, Grass pickerel E.
Largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, white perch, black crappie and northern pike can also be found.
The standardized sample size for the number of lateral line and non-lateral line scales from each species included in the other multi-species models were: 18 (lateral line) and 16 (non-lateral line) for Centrarchidae [bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) and black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)], 18 (lateral line) and 17 (non-lateral line) for dace, 24 for both the lateral and non-lateral line for large cyprinids, 36 (lateral line) and 43 (non-lateral line) for darters [johnny darter (Etheostoma nigrum) and blackside darter (Percina maculata)], and 10 (lateral line) and 12 (non-lateral line) for the model with white bass (Morone chrysops) and freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens).
bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus; black crappie, Pomoxis nigromaculatus; and yellow perch, Perca flavescens) populations, we sampled fish communities, physical characteristics, and invertebrate communities in 30 Nebraska Sandhills lakes (Paukert and Willis 2000).
lt; --Big Fish: Kevin Wright of West Hills recorded two 2 1/2-pound black crappie two weeks ago during a fishing round at Lake Piru.
These fish in turn attract game fish such as largemouth bass, black crappie, catfish and other species.
The number one sought after freshwater sportfish in Florida is largemouth bass, followed by black crappie, but many anglers prefer to fish for panfish," explained Chris Paxton, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist in Panama City.