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lepomis macrochirus

  • n  important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
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  • Bluegills
    The “bluegill” (or, if you prefer, the Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish sometimes referred to as bream, brim, or copper nose. It is a member of the sunfish family Centrarchidae of the order Perciformes. Lepomis, in Greek, means “scaled gill cover” and macrochirus means large hand, which may be a reference to its body shape. A defining characteristic of the bluegill is the ...
    July 15, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen

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