Thursday, April 30, 2009

Please identify these two fish for me!



I need to know these for my Ichthyology lab practical!!
Genus?
Species?

5 comments:

  1. Banded Sunfish - Lepomis obesus
    Dark spot on opercular, round caudal fin, lateral bars

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  2. The lower picture...sorry

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  3. The first fish is a warmouth. You can tell from the red eye and the lines across the operculum.

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  4. scientific name Lepomis gulosus

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  5. David is correct on upper fish the warmouth.

    Ross -- correct common name on top fish

    genus is Enneacanthus

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