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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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Effect of aquatic macrophyte removal on recruitment and growth of black crappies and white crappies in Lake Conroe, Texas.
"On the Coosa Chain of Lakes in Alabama, Lake Jordan in particular, white crappies used to dominate the fishery," he says.
Correlation between histological and behavioral measures of visual acuity in a zooplanktivorous fish, the white crappie (Pomoxis annularis).
Ultrasonic transmitters were surgically implanted into white crappies only, as black crappies are relatively rare in both lakes.
Black and white crappies, bluegills, and instead of coppernose 'gills and shellcrackers you find more perch from Iowa north (and they seem to be getting bigger every year).
Crappies * Strong populations of big black and white crappies make 25,000-acre Stockton, about 50 miles north of Springfield, prime for a shallow spring bite.
Crappies * Prime fishing for huge white crappies starts in March, weather depending, and runs through the spawn, typically in about mid April.
It's the home of giant white crappies and I'm there to shoot TV.
Hybrid Crappies: Investigations in reservoirs containing both black and white crappies have found high incidence of hybridization.
White crappies seek bushes and old pad stems--something to stick their eggs on.
He says the ideal water temperature for his gliding technique ranges from 60[degrees]F to 64[degrees]F, and it also works at nearby Shenango River Reservoir and at Ohio's Mosquito Lake, where big white crappies suspend on midlake humps before venturing shallow to spawn.