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2013-08-14 23:02:18

A novel study featured in The Journal of Parasitology compared two lakes in the Adirondacks that are only 2.5 kilometers apart. The research showed that significant differences in parasitism can occur, depending on their ecological history. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Every body of water differs in its ecological makeup, species of underwater organisms, and parasitic communities. However, differences in parasitic communities for the same species of native fish in adjacent...


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2007-03-16 18:59:10

The Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of the United States, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania in the north and from the Rio Grande in New Mexico east to the Atlantic in the south, inhabiting the heavily vegetated, muddy-bottomed habitats typical of the sunfishes. The warmouth's specific epithet, gulosus, derives from the Latin gulōsus (gluttonous)....

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2007-03-16 18:51:52

The Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, from the Hudson Bay basin in Canada to the Gulf Coast in the United States and northern Mexico. The green sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 12 in (30 cm), with a maximum recorded weight of 2.1 lb g (960). The species prefers vegetated areas in sluggish...

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2007-03-16 18:50:40

The Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. The type species of its genus, it is native to the river systems of eastern Canada and the United States. The Redbreast sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 12 in (30 cm), with a maximum recorded weight of 1.7 lb (790 g). The species prefers vegetated and rocky pools and lake margins for its habitat. Its diet can include insects,...

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2005-06-09 14:20:05

Elassoma Jordan is a genus of freshwater fish and the only member of family Elassomatidae and suborder Elassomatoidei of order Perciformes. The type species is E. zonata, the banded pygmy sunfish. The Elassomatidae are known collectively as pygmy sunfishes, but are not true sunfishes, which are members of family Centrarchidae. The pygmy sunfish grows to a maximum overall length of roughly 1.25"“1.5 in (3"“4 cm). They occur mostly in temperate and subtropical swamps, marshes, and...

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2005-06-08 13:04:36

The redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to the river systems of eastern Canada and the United States and prefers vegetated and rocky pools and lake margins for its habitat. The redbreast sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 30 cm (12 in), with a maximum recorded weight of 790 g (1.7 lb). The redbreast sunfish's diet can include insects, snails, and other small...

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