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Bluegill Sunfish

Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque 1819

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Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill Sunfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family sunfishes. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 2150 g. Bluegill Sunfish has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bluegill Sunfish. View this species on GBIF