The warmouth's classification is disputed.

The Warmouth lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 7.5, dH range: 10 - 20 environment.

The warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. More

Agnes Maureen Warmouth of Des Plaines for 27 years. More

The warmouth sunfish has a larger mouth than most sunfish and can eat larger prey. It is rather golden in color overall, darker greenish on the top side and kighter on the underside, with mottled spotting similar to a crappie. More

Spawning Habits - Warmouths are solitary nesters that prefer to build their nest adjacent to some submerged object. Nests are found over a wide range of water depths. They often spawn more than once a year usually between April and August. More

The warmouth has also been stocked outside of its native range. The warmouth's classification is disputed. More

Age and Growth - Warmouths are capable of living up to eight years and may reach a length of 12 inches and a weight of approximately one pound. More

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Copyrighted warmouth picture from "Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin" = SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lepomis gulosus CHARACTERISTICS: The warmouth, like the shadow bass and rock bass, is known locally as goggle-eye. More

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Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) = Drawing of Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) Illustration More

Concerning the author: Lynne Warmouth's childhood dream was to be a missionary . . . to Kama, in the Republic of Congo. Four missionary families, evacuated from the Congo in the 1960 Rebellion came to Lynne's home church in Derby, Colorado. More

Common names

Chopa negra in Spanish (español)
Chope prieta in Spanish (español)
Marmoriaurinkoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
mojarra golosa in Spanish (español)
Stormundet solaborre in Danish (dansk)
Warmouth in English
Warmouth bass in English
太阳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
太陽魚 in Mandarin Chinese
紅眼突鰓太陽魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红眼突鳃太阳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrarchidae
Genus : Lepomis
Species : Lepomis gulosus
Authority : Cuvier 1829