Lepomis (Lepomis) symmetricus Forbes 1883

Simon, Thomas P., Morris, Charles C., Robb, Joseph R. & McCoy, William, 2015, Biological Diversity, Ecological Health and Condition of Aquatic Assemblages at National Wildlife Refuges in Southern Indiana, USA, Biodiversity Data Journal 3, pp. 4300-4300 : 4300

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Lepomis (Lepomis) symmetricus Forbes 1883


Lepomis (Lepomis) symmetricus Forbes 1883


Patoka River NWR: 52

The Bantam sunfish is reported from the Patoka River watershed from Rough Creek. This watershed has experienced extensive acid mine drainage impacts.


Lepomis symmetricus was collected from a pool about 1 m in depth from the areas upstream from the bridge.


Lepomis symmetricus is rare and is considered endangered within the State of Indiana.