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Bluespotted Sunfish

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Enneacanthus gloriosus

Bluespotted Sunfish inhabits lakes and a few slow-moving rivers of southeastern NY. It often favors waters with submerged aquatic vegetation that are darkly stained with bottoms of muck. Its range is the Lower Hudson, Delaware and Newark Bay watersheds and an introduced population near Syracuse.

Fish atlas map for Bluespotted Sunfish.