Re: NANFA-- mystery sunfish

Dave Neely (
Mon, 16 Jun 2003 13:29:49 -0500

Just my opinion, but I think it looks more like just a redbreast... the
hybrid bluegill/redbreasts that I've seen were deeper bodied, and the
opercular flap (long, narrow, and obliquely angled), green on the cheek,
lack of a black mark in the 2nd dorsal, etc. all seem more "auritus-ey"...

Any chance you looked at the gill rakers?

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