A blog for teaching and learning about Ichthyology at Virginia Tech. For students enrolled in Ichthyology (FIW 4424) and other interested fish enthusiasts.
Banded Sunfish - Lepomis obesusDark spot on opercular, round caudal fin, lateral bars
The lower picture...sorry
The first fish is a warmouth. You can tell from the red eye and the lines across the operculum.
scientific name Lepomis gulosus
David is correct on upper fish the warmouth.Ross -- correct common name on top fishgenus is Enneacanthus