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longear sunfish, pumpkinseed

Lepomis megalotis

Description:

From a mixed school of fish, especially sunfish (Centrarchidae, Lepomis sp). The elongated black, light-edged ear flap and rounded pectoral fin characters of the longear are visible in this individual.

Habitat:

At the weir in artificial lake (Lake Drummond), Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, Springfield, Missouri.

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Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 15, 2014
Submitted on May 17, 2015

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