Of tropical sunfish body shape, the bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black ear, actually an extension of the gill cover called the opercular flap.

The Sunfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.0 - 7.5, dH range: 10 - 15 environment.

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The sunfish family includes many of New York's most widely-recognized and popular fishes. Largemouth and smallmouth "black basses", rock bass, and both white and black crappies are members of this family. More

Pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus).(click to enlarge) Pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). (credit: Jacques Six)Any of numerous species of brightly coloured North American carnivorous freshwater fishes placed with the crappies and black basses in the family Centrarchidae. Usually less than 8 in. More

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Sunfish biology and identification = Bluegill - The bluegill is Minnesota's largest and most popular sunfish. More

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isn't unusual to catch other sunfish species while fishing for them. They readily take all manner of live bait; although they have small mouths so smaller offerings - leaf worms, red worms, wax worms or crickets - are preferred. More

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Common names

blackear bream in English
Blågællet solaborre in Danish (dansk)
Blauer Sonnenbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Blouwang-sonvis in Afrikaans
Blue bream in English
blue sunfish in English
bluegill in English
bluegill bream in English
Bluegill sunfish in English
bluemouth sunfish in English
Bur˚giru in Japanese (日本語)
Burûgiru in Japanese (日本語)
Buruugiru in Japanese (日本語)
chain-sided sunfish in English
Chopa in Spanish (español)
common bluegill in English
coppernosed bream in English
crapet arlequin in French (français)
dollardee in English
Isoaurinkoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
mojarra oreja azul in Spanish (español)
northern bluegill sunfish in English
pale sunfish in English
Pez sol in Spanish (español)
Strawberry bass in English
sun perch in English
Sunfish in English
ブルーギル in Japanese (日本語)
蓝鳃太阳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍鰓太陽魚 in Mandarin Chinese
블루길 in Korean (한국어)

Picture of Lepomis macrochirus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Perciformes
Family : Centrarchidae
Genus : Lepomis
Species : Lepomis macrochirus
Authority : Rafinesque, 1819