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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It looks as if the variety of head shapes and sizes in centrarchids is strongly influenced by what they eat - primarily whether they eat other fish or not," said Collar.
Centrarchids have appeared in 11-36% of otter scats and cyprinids have appeared in 11-86% of otter scats (Lagler and Ostenson, 1942; Stearns and Serfass, 2005; Wengeler et al.
Standard intercepts for calculating lengths from scale measurements for some centrarchid and percid fishes.
0 cm) nongame centrarchid that ranges in the former Mississippi Embayment from southern Illinois to the Gulf Coast, including Gulf Slope drainages from Bay St.
see McPeek 1990a), and across much of easter n North America this means ponds and lakes that are dominated by centrarchid fishes.
Phylogenetic interpretation of ontogenetic change: sorting out the actual and artifactual in an empirical case study of centrarchid fishes.
Most of the USNM lots are of no particular historical importance, but some have been determined to comprise type material, including a few nominal North American cyprinid, catostomid, and centrarchid species (Gilbert 1998).
Periods of low flow and increased centrarchid abundance likely resulted in the relatively high degree of similarity between tributaries and the Reservoir and a lack of a significant difference between the two treatment groups in analysis of similarities.
09:00 LAKE-LEVEL REDUCTIONS AND STRANDING OF AQUATIC SNAILS IN NESTS OF CENTRARCHID FISHES.
Previously published research also indicated age-0 bass wer e the primary lake centrarchid colonizing the stream during summer (Schlosser 1995), while chubs were the primary cyprinid reproducing in the adjacent stream (Schlosser 1998).