Fish Identification Guide Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska has 12 species of the Sunfish Family

Black Crappie
Pomoxis nigromaculatus

Lepomis macrochirus

Bluegill/Green Sunfish Hybrid
Lepomis macrochirus X Lepomis cyanellus Hybrid

Green Sunfish
Lepomis cyanellus

Largemouth Bass
Micropterus salmoides

Orangespotted Sunfish
Lepomis humilis

Lepomis gibbosus

Redear Sunfish
Lepomis microlophus

Rock Bass
Ambloplites rupestris

Smallmouth Bass
Micropterus dolomieu

Spotted Bass
Micropterus punctulatus

White Crappie
Pomoxis annularis

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