Orange-spotted Sunfish (Lepomis humilis)

Also known as Dwarf Sunfish, Pigmy Sunfish, Red-spotted Sunfish, Sunperch

Description

Also known as Dwarf Sunfish, Pigmy Sunfish, Red-spotted Sunfish, Sunperch.

Found close to vegetation in quite creeks, lakes, pools and murky waters of rivers.
They feed on tiny crustaceans and aquatic insect larvae.
Length - 15cm
Depth - ?
Widespread North America

Sunfish have been introduced into many areas outside of where they originally came from, Europe being one place, mainly for sport fishing! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Lepomis-humilis.html

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