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Summary information for SUNFISH, ORANGESPOTTED
Common Name SUNFISH, ORANGESPOTTED
Scientific Name LEPOMIS HUMILIS
Status NONGAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in streams with low or intermittent flow, swamps and oxbows. tolerates siltation and high turbidity. Avoids clear or cool water.
Distribution Occurs in most of the state, but only in scattered locations in the Ozarks *01*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, ATCHISON, AUDRAIN, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUTLER, CALDWELL, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLARK, CLAY, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DADE, DALLAS, DAVIESS, DEKALB, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GENTRY, GRUNDY, HARRISON, HENRY, HICKORY, HOLT, JACKSON, JASPER, JEFFERSON, JOHNSON, KNOX, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LINN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MARION, MERCER, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, NEWTON, NODAWAY, OSAGE, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PETTIS, PHELPS, PIKE, PLATTE, POLK, PUTNAM, RALLS, RAY, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCHUYLER, SCOTLAND, SCOTT, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STODDARD, SULLIVAN, TEXAS, VERNON, WARREN, WAYNE, WEBSTER

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