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Black Crappie

Black Crappie Image

Pomoxis nigromaculatus

Black Crappie lives in lakes and some large rivers in areas associated with submerged aquatic vegetation. It is known in all 18 watersheds and has been introduced in many upland lakes. It is not native to Champlain and or any of the nine Atlantic slope watersheds. Range expansion continues but to a much lesser extent in the Adirondacks.

Fish atlas map for Black Crappie.