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Habitat Suitability Index Models and Instream Flow Suitability Curves: Redear sunfish

FWS/OBS 82/10.79

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Abstract

The redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus), commonly referred to as the shellcracker, is native from the Mississippi River in Missouri and southern Indiana to North Carolina, south through Florida, and west to eastern Texas (Cole 1951; Trautman 1957; Hubbs and Lagler 1964; Wilbur 1969; Pflieger 1975). The species has been successfully introduced into Arizona, California, and southern Michigan and stocked into new waters in Oklahoma,Missouri, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois (Cole 1951; Beland 1953; Jenkins 1955; Trautman 1957; Lopinot 1961; Hubbs and Lagler 1964; Wilbur 1969).

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Federal Government Series
Title:
Habitat Suitability Index Models and Instream Flow Suitability Curves: Redear sunfish
Series title:
FWS/OBS
Series number:
82/10.79
Subseries:
Habitat Suitability Index
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
vi, 29 p.