Bluespotted sunfish

The Bluespotted sunfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 7.5, dH range: 8 - 12 environment.

The bluespotted sunfish lives in slow-moving streams and standing waters where dense aquatic vegetation is present, and this species is also found in darkly-stained waters with extensive areas of silty substrate and decaying vegetation. More

devoted to the bluespotted sunfish (Enneacanthus gloriosus), one of the smaller species. Jordan 1998, Loftus and Kushlan 1987. Long Hydroperiod 0. More

bluespotted sunfish is found in sluggish water or weedy ponds in the Delaware and Susquehanna River watersheds, but it is absent from the rest of the state. The warmouth is widely distributed in the eastern United States. More

Bluespotted Sunfish - The tiny bluespotted sunfish are only found on the Coastal Plain, but they are abundant where found. More

Copyrighted bluespotted sunfish picture from "Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin" = SCIENTIFIC NAME: Enneacanthus gloriosus CHARACTERISTICS: This small, dark sunfish is distinguished by nine or 10 dorsal spines and 10 to 13 rays. More

Common names

Bassek diamentowy in Polish (polski)
bluespotted sunfish in English
Diamantabborre in Swedish (Svenska)
Diamantaborre in Danish (dansk)
Diamantbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Kiemenfleck-Diamantbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Timanttiaurinkoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
蓝点九棘日鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
藍點九棘日鱸 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrarchidae
Genus : Enneacanthus
Species : Enneacanthus gloriosus
Authority : Holbrook, 1855