Family Elassomatidae


Family Elassomatidae contains one genera and seven species of strictly freshwater fishes, with three species known from North Carolina. Known as the pygmy sunfishes, they are not actual sunfishes of the family centrarchidae, and are restricted in range to the south eastern United States.

Species List

Elassoma evergladei Everglades Pygmy Sunfish Range Map
Elassoma zonatum Banded Pygmy Sunfish Range Map
Elassoma boehlkei Carolina Pygmy Sunfish Range Map


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