Carolina Pygmy Sunfish (Elassoma boehlkei)

Also known as No other name


Also known as - No other name.

Found singly and secretive in heavily vegetated channels, creeks, ditches and inlets of rivers.
They feed on micro-crustaceans and small benthic invertebrates.
Length - 3cm
Depth - ?m
North America - Santee and Waccamaw River Drainage

These are not true sunfish but are popular in aquariums because of their iridescent colours. Ref:


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